Tag Archives: Muslim

Gary Johnson: Ban the Burqa

Reason.com interview of Gary Johnson by Nick Gillespie (excerpt):

In a wide-ranging conversation, Johnson told me that one of his chief concerns is the rise of sharia law around the world and the way he believes it underwrites Islamic terrorism, which he says is a major global problem and a rising threat here in America.

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Green and Libertarian Parties to join American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections in condemning President Obama’s signing of NDAA

Press release:

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — On Tuesday, January 3, representatives of the Libertarian Party and the Green Party will join the American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT*) — a national coalition of major Muslim organizations — and other civil liberties group leaders at a news conference in Iowa to express their opposition to the unconstitutional nature of the National Defense Authorization Act’s detention provisions.

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Wayne Root: Libya Makes Obama’s Final Four – Too Bad America Loses

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian”

The Middle East is in flames, we’re now fighting wars on three fronts, Japan has suffered a catastrophe, real unemployment is twenty percent, the housing market is in free fall, and the country is drowning in debt.… Read more ...

Libertarian Peacenik blog on Mark Hinkle, Wayne Root and the question of Libertarian Outreach to Muslims, Christian and Jews

This topic was previously discussed in the comments at LNC In Action, but not yet in an IPR post itself. Although this is always true, since this is a contentious topic, I would like to remind our readers that all opinions expressed are those of the author, in this case Thomas Sipos, not editorial statements by myself (paulie) or Independent Political Report.Read more ...

Al-Jazeera profiles Minnesota Green Party’s Farheen Hakeem

Dave Schwab at Green Party Watch:

Al-Jazeera English has published a detailed profile of Farheen Hakeem, a current Green Party US co-chair who has run for office several times in Minnesota, including a recent run for governor:

Every four years the US elects a new president. It is a process that is scrutinised the world over.

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National Association of Muslim Women endorse independent Michael Cavlan for Congress in MN-5

Sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

MINNEAPOLIS – The Campaign Committe to Elect Michael Cavlan to Congress 
is proud to announce that the National Association Of Muslim Women Of 
America has endorsed Independent Congressional Candidate Mike Cavlan 
for the US House of Representatives for Minnesota's 5th Congressional 
District.

NAMWA contacted the campaign writing:

"We know that Ellison is your opponent and that he is Muslim and the 
first Muslim elected to Congress.
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PSL: ‘Thousands of people protest near Ground Zero in opposition to racist Tea Party rally’

PSLweb.org:

 

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New York City, Sept. 11, 2010

Thousands of people rallied today in lower Manhattan in defense of
the Muslim, Arab American and South Asian communities that have been
increasingly demonized in recent months.

The demonstration dwarfed the smaller right-wing, racist mobilization
that was organized in opposition to the planned construction of an
Islamic Community Center several blocks from the site of the former
World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.… Read more ...