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Due credit to Dearborn Muslims for sending the right message on Terry Jones

Due credit to Dearborn Muslims for sending the right message on Terry Jones

Pointing out the recent stories concerning Terry Jones’s plans to protest outside Dearborn, Michigan’s largest mosque—and noting that a local CAIR leader, Dawud Walid, among others, rightly and admirably criticized the legal attempts to shut down Jones’s speech—commenter BSK invites me to defend my argument that American Muslims have a “messaging” problem.  As readers will…

Muslims Don’t Need Better PR, Americans Need More Tolerance

Muslims Don’t Need Better PR, Americans Need More Tolerance

The last time I checked, most Muslims in the United States were not blowing themselves up in suicide attacks against their fellow Americans. They were not issuing fatwas against Harry Potter or converting your favorite folk singer. In fact, as far as I can tell, most Muslims across the globe are mostly peaceful. There’s some…