News and Analysis (6/15/17)

An airline tells an American citizen that “he couldn’t board because the U.S. wouldn’t accept him” …

… while Trump deports Christians back to Iraq to face religious persecution, if not a death:

The Muslim ban is the first strike towards the militant whitening of America:

The White House Iftar has become the country’s most important public gathering of Muslim and non-Muslim voices. Will Trump break this 21 long year tradition?

Some evidence suggests that the attitudes of Americans toward Islam and Muslims improved overall precisely because of the unpopular President’s opposing view:

Study shows about a quarter of Americans believe in Muslim stereotypes and Muslim American men and women experience heightened surveillance, especially in airports:

Muslim terrorism was never about furthering Islam, but most terrorists today are troubled, isolated, violent young men intent on making themselves matter:

A former Congressional candidate … has been sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison for plotting to burn down a mosque, a school and a cafeteria in upstate New York”:

“[M]y family did not come with the first wave of European pilgrims. But, just like them, we also made the journey in search of the American dream”:

Judgmental comments from self-righteous Muslims turned her into an agnostic, but then God sent her an angel on Tumblr:

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