Traumatizing Times Raise Myriad Questions

Traumatizing Times Raise Myriad Questions

These are traumatizing times. Cases of police brutality present a large body of evidence that we remain deeply disconnected from each other — not as Americans, or as liberals, moderates or conservatives, or as people of faith and no faith, or as “pro-life” or...

Muslims Petition Attorney General for NYPD Probe

(RNS) More than 30 Muslim and legal advocacy groups are urging New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to investigate the New York City Police Department after the second scandal in as many weeks involving Muslim Americans. On Thursday (Feb. 2), The Associated...

Muslims Call for NYPD Chief to Resign over Video

(RNS) Muslim American groups are calling for the resignation of New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly after the NYPD showed a documentary, “The Third Jihad,” to more than 1,489 police officers and detectives in 2010. Muslim groups also say NYPD...

Muslims Call for Reforms 10 Years after Patriot Act

(RNS) A Muslim civil rights group is accusing the FBI and other federal agencies of “bad policing” and flaunting the Constitution in a 56-page report released to mark the 10th anniversary of the Patriot Act. The Tuesday (Oct. 25) report by Muslim Advocates, “Losing...