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Islamophobia 101: Episode 18–Republican Presidential candidate threatens Islam’s holiest sites in Mecca and Medina

August 6, 2007


WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican presidential hopeful Tom Tancredo says the best way he can think of to deter a nuclear terrorist attack on the U.S. is to threaten to retaliate by bombing Islamic holy sites. The Colorado congressman on Tuesday told about 30 people at a town hall meeting in the state of Iowa that […]

Muslim doctors’ group seeks to educate about Islam’s medical care guidelines

August 6, 2007


Susan Hogan/Albach, The Chicago Sun-Times, August 6, News, p. 16 Can a Muslim ever use medicine containing pork products? Terminate a pregnancy? Use fertility drugs? For American Muslims, there isn’t anything like a Catholic magisterium issuing definitive policies. So who decides? “Some patients turn to Muslim doctors; others turn to imams,” said Shiraz Malik of […]