News and Analysis (5/3/19)

[K]nowing someone who is Muslim [correlates] with more favorable attitudes toward Muslims. … An even more powerful factor … is knowing something about Islam”:

The attempt by “three anonymous Jewish students” to prevent free speech on campus was foiled by “a Suffolk Superior Court judge … [who] ruled there was no cause to prohibit the speeches before they happen”:

Successful reform requires an end to state interference, for “French Muslims to build religious organizations in accordance with the Law on non-profit organizations of 1901, and … [to] organize themselves”:

Najaf’s “colleges are free of state interference, unlike those in Qom. And it is the seat of the most popular Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani … [who] champions the separation of mosque and state”:

Experts “experts warn would make the United States less safe and end up victimizing American Muslims to curry favor with authoritarian allies” through “guilt by association” with a “diffuse … ‘huge’ array of … charities”:

A “devout Muslim who dresses in full hijab, along with an opaque face veil covering everything but her eyes” finds carrying a Glock 19 after “being robbed at gunpoint back in 2015… makes her feel safer”:

After telling “her tenant to find an ‘American person … good like you and me’ to sublease her property instead of a Muslim father and son seeking to open their second restaurant” she will pay the victims $675,000 to settle:

“Back in 2010, … customers … [who] withdraw their foreign currency deposits from Iranian banks, … could only get their deposits back in rials …worth far less than the original foreign currency deposits”:

“SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah is seeking more than $1 million in damages against The Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin, who hasn’t responded to Obeidallah’s libel lawsuit”:

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