Coalition of Community and Religious Groups to Protest Rep. King’s ‘Muslim Radicalization’ Hearing with Counter-Hearing on Religious Freedom

On Tuesday in Westbury, a coalition of civil rights, religious and interfaith groups, will protest U.S. Rep. Peter T. King’s upcoming congressional “radicalization” hearing targeting the American Muslim community by hosting a counter-hearing on religious freedom. The coalition, Long Island Neighbors for American Values recently formed to promote diversity and tolerance and to counter attempts to […]

NY State Senate Homeland Security Committee Hearing Must Focus on Legitimate Public Safety Concerns, not Fear-Mongering Directed at Muslims

A State Senate committee hearing scheduled on Friday to purportedly examine homeland security issues must not be used as a forum to attack and demonize Muslim and immigrant New Yorkers, New York Neighbors for American Values, a coalition of more than 100 civic, labor and religious organizations, urged today in a letter to state Sen. Gregory R. […]

Stepping up the Resistance to U.S. Islamophobia (via The War Resisters League Blog)

As Peter King, the new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, steps up the U.S. government attack against Muslims living in the U.S., saying that he will “rely on Muslims to make his case that American Muslim leaders have failed to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the effort to disrupt terrorist plots,” it […]