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Faith Leaders Protest Arizona Immigration Law

July 29, 2010

Author: Michelle A. Vu

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/20100729/faith-leaders-to-oppose-arizona-immigration-law/index.html

Some religious leaders from Arizona and elsewhere are coordinating nationwide protests against the state’s new immigration law, which takes effect Thursday.

Beginning with a prayer vigil at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Phoenix...

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Faith Leaders Protest Arizona Immigration Law

July 29, 2010

Author: Michelle A. Vu

Source: The Christian Post

http://www.christianpost.com/article/20100729/faith-leaders-to-oppose-arizona-immigration-law/index.html

Some religious leaders from Arizona and elsewhere are coordinating nationwide protests against the state’s new immigration law, which takes effect Thursday.

Beginning with a prayer vigil at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Phoenix...

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Islamic Group Denounces Planned Temecula Mosque Protest

July 28, 2010

Author: Phil Willon

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mosque-protest-20100728,0,2461694.story

A loosely organized protest planned this week over a proposed new mosque in Temecula whose organizers urged demonstrators to bring their dogs was sharply denounced by a Southern California Islamic organization Tuesday.

Organizers of the rally, to be held outside the Islamic Center...

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Tennessee Politician's Remarks On Islam Raise Uproar

July 28, 2010

Author: Michael Cass

Source: USA Today/The Tennessean

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-07-28-islam-remarks-furor_N.htm

Comments by Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron 
Ramsey suggesting that Islam might be a cult and 
that Muslims might not qualify for constitutionally 
guaranteed religious freedoms drew criticism from 
Islamic groups Tuesday and an eruption of national...

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'Anti-Islamic' Bus Ads Appear In Major Cities

July 28, 2010

Author: Stephanie Rice

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0728/Anti-Islamic-bus-ads-appear-in-major-cities

The growing debate over Islam's place in America, which is escalating in light of plans to build a mosque near ground zero, is increasingly playing out on city streets across the country. On the sides of buses, to be precise.

Several groups are...

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Islamic Group Denounces Planned Temecula Mosque Protest

July 28, 2010

Author: Phil Willon

Source: The Los Angeles Times

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-mosque-protest-20100728,0,2461694.story

A loosely organized protest planned this week over a proposed new mosque in Temecula whose organizers urged demonstrators to bring their dogs was sharply denounced by a Southern California Islamic organization Tuesday.

Organizers of the rally, to be held outside the Islamic Center...

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Tennessee Politician's Remarks On Islam Raise Uproar

July 28, 2010

Author: Michael Cass

Source: USA Today/The Tennessean

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-07-28-islam-remarks-furor_N.htm

Comments by Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron 
Ramsey suggesting that Islam might be a cult and 
that Muslims might not qualify for constitutionally 
guaranteed religious freedoms drew criticism from 
Islamic groups Tuesday and an eruption of national...

Read more about Tennessee Politician's Remarks On Islam Raise Uproar

'Anti-Islamic' Bus Ads Appear In Major Cities

July 28, 2010

Author: Stephanie Rice

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2010/0728/Anti-Islamic-bus-ads-appear-in-major-cities

The growing debate over Islam's place in America, which is escalating in light of plans to build a mosque near ground zero, is increasingly playing out on city streets across the country. On the sides of buses, to be precise.

Several groups are...

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Hindu American Community Expanding Civic Engagement

July 27, 2010

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: South Asia Mail

http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=75238

Yoga has become a universal language of spiritual exercise in the United States, crossing the many lines of religions and cultures. 

In the spirit of President Obama’s “Active Lifestyle Challenge”, the Dharmic community, with help from Hindu American Seva Charities will combine faith and health through a Yogathon focused on...

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Woodruff Council Holds Firm On Prayers

July 27, 2010

Author: Jason Spencer

Source: The Spartanburg Herald-Journal

http://www.goupstate.com/article/20100727/ARTICLES/7271013/1051/NEWS01?p=all&tc=pgall

In his prayer opening the City Council meeting here Monday night, Pastor Randall Parnell of Northside Baptist Church proclaimed, “Let it be known that right here in Woodruff, South Carolina, we believe in Jesus Christ our savior.”

Nearly all of the 30...

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Hindu American Community Expanding Civic Engagement

July 27, 2010

Author: Anju Bhargava

Source: South Asia Mail

http://www.southasiamail.com/news.php?id=75238

Yoga has become a universal language of spiritual exercise in the United States, crossing the many lines of religions and cultures. 

In the spirit of President Obama’s “Active Lifestyle Challenge”, the Dharmic community, with help from Hindu American Seva Charities will combine faith and health through a Yogathon focused on...

Read more about Hindu American Community Expanding Civic Engagement

Woodruff Council Holds Firm On Prayers

July 27, 2010

Author: Jason Spencer

Source: The Spartanburg Herald-Journal

http://www.goupstate.com/article/20100727/ARTICLES/7271013/1051/NEWS01?p=all&tc=pgall

In his prayer opening the City Council meeting here Monday night, Pastor Randall Parnell of Northside Baptist Church proclaimed, “Let it be known that right here in Woodruff, South Carolina, we believe in Jesus Christ our savior.”

Nearly all of the 30...

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