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2016: The Year of the Muslim American Vote

April 21st, 2016

By: Kira Margoshes, April 21, 2016
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.-It has often been said that history is written by the winners, but what about those who shape history in the making? That is what the American Muslim communities nationwide are going to find out. With the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) and the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)  the goal to register a million American Muslim citizens for the upcoming presidential election is underway.
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Successful Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

April 20th, 2016

(WASHINGTON D.C., Monday, April 18th, 2016) — The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO) hosted the Second Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Representing 28 States more than 330 activists convened on Capitol Hill to connect national, regional and state Muslim Organizations, community members and activists with their elected representatives.
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Cruz snubs Muslim advocacy groups

April 19th, 2016

By Lauren Markoe, Religion News Service, 4/18/2016
 
WASHINGTON (RNS) Muslim groups say Sen. Ted Cruz and his Capitol Hill staff refused to see them during an annual lobbying day in which hundreds of Muslim constituents met with their senators and representatives.
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Amerikalı Müslümanlardan Kongre’de İslamofobi Mesaisi

April 18th, 2016

(Turkish) 04-18-2016, Manşet
 
ABD’nin farklı yerlerinden gelen yüzlerce Müslüman sivil toplum kuruluşu temsilcisi, Kongrede milletvekilleriyle İslamofobi eksenindeki temel sorunlar üzerine lobi çalışması yaptı.
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ICNA Sisters celebrate diversity, achievements

April 13th, 2016

Mississauga News, By Nouman Khalil, Apr 13, 2016
 
Celebrating diversity, achievements and contributions of Muslim women in Canadian society, ICNA Sisters, a division of ICNA (Islamic Circle of North America) Canada, marked International Women’s Day.
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2016 Youth Conference Theme Announced!

April 13th, 2016

Youth Conference 2K16 is almost here! It’s a weekend full of main sessions and intensive sessions led by inspirational speakers and a chance for us to increase our knowledge and boost our Iman. Every year we aim to tackle a different but crucial problem faced by young Muslims.
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Halal Food Court @ ICNA-MAS Convention

April 13th, 2016

At this year’s annual ICNA-MAS Convention in Baltimore, MD on the Memorial Day Weekend, we will be having an outdoor halal food court with a diverse ethnic food selection. This will be in addition to food options available inside the convention center! Alhamdulillah.

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Did Jesus die on Cross?

April 9th, 2016

Read the previous part first: “A critical review of Trinity, Sin, & Salvation in Christianity
 
The cornerstone of Christian belief is that Jesus came to die as the substitutionary death for the sins of mankind.
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Trinity, Sin, & Salvation in Christianity: A critical review

April 2nd, 2016

Read the previous part first: “Who is not Jesus?
 
Trinity
This is a major point of disagreement between Muslims and Christians.  The Qur’an emphatically refutes trinity.
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Republicans’ Islamophobia is pushing Muslims to vote

March 29th, 2016

by editors, Carbonated.tv
 
Terrified by the idea of Donald Trump or Ted Cruz’s presidency, a large number of Muslims are registering to vote in the November election.
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Cruz, Trump ‘Extreme’ in views on fighting terrorism

March 28th, 2016

By Adam Carter, March 28, 2016
 
Responding to the Terror Attack in Brussels and seizing the opportunity to look presidential, candidates’ comments focused on national security.
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Muslim-Americans Mobilize Against the GOP

March 28th, 2016

After months of condemning rhetoric they view as hostile, American Muslims are now taking action
 
by Ashley Pratte
 
Muslim-American groups and organizations across the United States are mobilizing in an effort to take down GOP front-runners Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz through voter registration drives.
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ICNA- Lahore terror attack are un-Islamic & cowardly

March 27th, 2016

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-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
NEW YORK, NY (March 27, 2016) – In a press statement today, the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) condemned in the strongest possible terms, the terrorist attack in the Pakistani city of Lahore that killed at least 67 people and injured more than 300 others.
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Islamophobia in the Wake of Terror Attacks

March 27th, 2016

By Paul Elliott Mar 27, 2016
 
The nonprofit organization recently released a survey suggesting the majority of Muslim voters identify as Democrats and over half plan on supporting Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton in the election.
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Who is not Jesus?

March 26th, 2016

Read the previous part first: “Miracles of Jesus (PBUH)

Jesus is the Messiah
Masih Ibn Maryam (Messiah son of Mary) is the most common name with which Jesus is addressed in Qur’an.
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Feeling G.O.P. Peril, Muslims Try to Get Out Vote

March 26th, 2016

By ALAN RAPPEPORT, MARCH 24, 2016
 
WASHINGTON — American Muslims are watching in growing horror as Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz battle for the Republican presidential nomination, outdoing each other with provocative proposals that have included Muslim registries, immigration bans and fleets of police patrolling their neighborhoods.
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Muslim groups mobilize voters against Trump

March 26th, 2016

by Michelle Hackman on March 25, 2016
 
Watching with growing horror as the GOP presidential front runners, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, outdo one another with increasingly anti-Muslim policy proposals, Muslim-American groups are organizing in the most proactive way they know how: by boosting the Muslim vote.
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The anti-Muslim G.O.P. vibe is getting Muslims out to vote

March 25th, 2016

by Jonathan Chew, March 25, 2016
 
That could be one million new voters.
 
Republican presidential front-runners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have taken hardline stances on a range of issues concerning Muslims, and it could come back to bite them if either becomes the nominee.
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USCMO condemns attacks in Belgium, Turkey, Mali

March 23rd, 2016

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-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-
 
(Washington, D.C., 3/22/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), a coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, strongly condemns the heinous terror attacks that took place early this morning in Brussels, Belgium and left at least 30 innocent people dead and many more injured.
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Miracles of Jesus (PBUH)

March 19th, 2016

Read the previous part: “Virgin Birth and Prophethood of Jesus

The Qur’an and Sunnah detail many miracles that Jesus performed. He cured the sick, lepers, the blind and gave life to the dead and many others. But he did all this with the permission of God almighty. These miracles don’t assign any divinity to him. Some of these miracles are detailed below.
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