Mosque

Smiling group of people waving flags with sign that reads "Islamic Society of Basking Ridge"

New Jersey Town Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit With Islamic Group for $3.25 Million

Bernards Township must also approve the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge’s plan to build a mosque.

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Police Say California Mosque Stabbing Is Possible Hate Crime

John Henry Matteson was apprehended shortly after he allegedly stabbed a worshipper outside a Simi Valley mosque.

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Florida Mosque, Once Attended by Omar Mateen, Burned in Arson

The blaze corresponded with both the anniversary of 9/11 and the beginning of Eid al-Adha.

Colorlines screen shot of Thara Uddin (left) and Imam Maulama Akonjee (right), taken on August 15, 2016

Imam and Assistant Killed Over the Weekend In Queens, Funeral Prayer Today in Brooklyn

The mosque attack highlights an increase in hate crimes againt Muslim people in the United States.

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NYPD: There Was No Racial Bias in Assault of 2 Muslim Teens Outside Mosque

The Brooklyn mosque’s director told Buzzfeed that he heard the attacker call the victims terrorists.

Mohamed Rasheed Khan in hospital gown on white hospital bed, with pink and blue tubes attached to his face

Supporters Urge NYPD To Investigate Possible Bias In Attack On Muslim Man

Mohamed Rasheed Khan endured a concussion and bone fractures from an alleged beating outside a Queens, New York, mosque. 

President Condemns Extremism and Islamophobia During #ObamaMosqueVisit

“You are not Muslim or American. You are Muslim and American.”

Barack Obama to Make First Official Trip to American Mosque on Wednesday

The President will visit the Islamic Society of Baltimore to meet with community leaders and deliver remarks. 

Two Southern California Mosques Vandalized, Investigated as Hate Crimes

The vandalism happened a day after an interfaith solidarity march.

Community Responds to Texas Mosque Desecration

Neighbors extending support after a Pflugerville, Texas, mosque is vandalized with feces.

ICYMI Michigan Mosque Proposal Rejected Amid Protests

A Detroit suburb rejected a mosque proposal amid widespread protests aimed at the local Muslim community.

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

Mosque Mania Erupts in Southern California

Once again, a mundane zoning discussion turns into a referendum on race and religion.

Feds Probing Bias Against Mosques in Local Zoning

Justice Department has opened at least eight investigations into land-use discrimination since May 2010.

GOP Sen. Hatch: Religious Freedom "Made This Country Great"

The Utah lawmaker notes that Muslims were killed on 9/11, too.

Study: Cable News Fueled "Ground Zero Mosque" Debate

Newspapers only devoted 3% of their newshole to the subject.

Ground Zero's Slave Graves

The bones of some 20,000 African slaves are buried 25 feet below Lower Manhattan.

Anti-Muslim Pols Channel Willie Horton Ad Experts For New Smears

The reverberations from the Park 51 debate are still being felt far away from lower Manhattan.

Miss USA Rima Fakih Thinks Cordoba House Should Move

Says tragedy trumps religion.

Mosque Mania's Political Lesson: It's Our Values, Stupid

The GOP’s demagoguery will continue to dominate as long as Democrats avoid articulating progressive values.