Interfaith

Increasing Intolerance in US

September 25, 2001

Source: Time.com

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1101011001-175969,00.html

On September 25, 2001, Time.com featured a story about the rising intolerance in America. The comprehensive article noted, "Imagine this: you wake up every morning nervous, stalked by faceless enemies. It is nothing personal; they just hate what they think you represent. The attack could come at any time, and there is virtually no defense. If that seems to...

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Debate Over Impact of Antiterrorism Measures on Civil Liberties

September 25, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On September 25, 2001, The New York Times published the editorial "Liberties In a Time Of Fear." Dr. David Cole of Georgetown University Law Center noted, "We must resist antiterrorism measures that we would not be willing to impose uniformly. Airport security measures imposed on all travelers, for example, are likely to reflect a proper balance between security and freedom, because we all have a stake in maintaining that balance. But measures selectively targeted at particular groups or individuals are more subject to abuse. What...

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U.S. Jains Offer Prayers, Funds for Terror Attack Victims

September 24, 2001

Source: No source given.

On September 24, 2001, the Jain Society of Metropolitan Washington's web site highlighted fundraising efforts for victims of the September 11 attacks. "We encourage you all to donate generously. Our country needs the support of every individual. Many of us have given donations for the Gujarat Earthquake Relief but now this tragedy has happened in our country, and its time for us to help our fellow citizens... We have placed a Bandhar in the Temple for receiving donations to help the victim's families of WTC and Pentagon attack...JAINA has...

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A Prayer for America

September 24, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/267/nation/Grieving_N_Y_finds_healing_in_faith+.shtml

On September 24, 2001, The Boston Globe reported, "Grieving N.Y. finds healing in faith." "Muslim leaders in particular roused the audience when they repudiated the suspected Muslim terrorists and urged the assembled to stand together strong. 'We are one America, made of all the beautiful faces, persons, and colors, and...

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Cardinal Asks Parishioners to Reach Out to Muslim Neighbors

September 24, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/267/metro/Cardinal_repeats_call_to_be_tolerant+.shtml

On September 24, 2001, The Boston Globe reported, "Cardinal repeats call to be tolerant: Group hopes dialogue will bridge divide." The article reported on the formation of an interfaith group to work against discrimination. "Asking parishioners to reach out to neighbors and co-workers of Middle Eastern descent who may be...

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