September 08, 2011
- Abilene Reporter-News
Reporter-News: Faith under fire
A finding that one-third of the world's inhabitants live in countries
where restraints on religious practice are increasing is somewhat
alarming but not surprising, and definitely won't deter people who feel
called to serve in those areas, local observers say.
September 03, 2011
- The Arab American News
Arab American News: Survey: U.S. Muslims upbeat despite scrutiny since 9/11
Despite increased public scrutiny since the 9/11
terrorist attacks and well-funded campaigns promoting Islamophobia,
U.S. Muslims express a significantly higher level of satisfaction with
their lives, their local communities, and the country's general
direction than does the public at large, according to a major new survey
released here Tuesday by the Pew Research Center.
September 01, 2011
- Wall Street Journal
WSJ: Video: Are Muslim Americans Extreme?
Pew Research Center senior researcher Greg Smith discusses a new study
that suggests Muslim Americans are more moderate than most people
August 31, 2011
- Los Angeles Times
LA Times: Muslim survey shows contentment in America
A survey of Muslim Americans released Tuesday portrays a community
largely content with its place in American society and optimistic about
the country's direction, despite concerns about anti-Muslim
discrimination in the years since the Sept. 11 attacks.
August 30, 2011
AFP: US Muslims 'happy with life despite discrimination'
US Muslims are far more satisfied with the direction of
their country than most Americans even though nearly half of them have
faced discrimination and prejudice in the past year, a poll found
August 24, 2011
- Agence France-Presse
AFP: American Muslims on guard after 9/11
Muslims in Sterling, Virginia have marked every
anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 with a solemn
prayer service for the victims and heightened vigilance against
potential hate crimes.