Vanderbilt University is no stranger to individuals who make irresponsible statements about Islam. Last year, Carol Swain, a Vanderbilt professor, stated that, "Islam has a problem with the West. Islam will never understand the freedoms that we live and die to preserve."
Most states for more than a decade have required teaching about world religions since the 1990s and early 2000s.
According to the Daily News Journal in Murfreesboro, a ruling on the cemetery lawsuit is expected in mid-June. It was a difficult
Zelenik, executive director at the Tennessee Freedom Coalition, personally attacked Tagouri several times on camera while
Noor Tagouri, a journalism student at the University of Maryland, joins HuffPost Live to respond to the criticism she received from Lou Ann Zelenik
There were years when the Murfreesboro Islamic Center seemed like an unattainable vision, with vocal opposition, messages of pure hatred, arson and legal battles. But when I arrived with my colleagues, none of that was visible.
What we have brewing in Murfressboro is a classic contest between two competing faiths. While many may find the crosses an affront to Islam, the fact is we may be in for a good ol' American advertising war.
When the rights of one faith are abridged, the rights of all faiths are threatened. All faiths have the right to worship God in freedom and in peace, and with dignity.
Mosque supporters feel betrayed by Bell. They wonder if he was a fraud or has been paid off by anti-Muslim groups. As late
This is the tale of one city, one Islamic Center and two news stories. One story put the town on the map. The second story garnered almost no national attention.