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Michigan City to Allow Mosque, Settle Lawsuits Alleging Bias

Michigan City to Allow Mosque, Settle Lawsuits Alleging Bias

Mayor Mike Taylor said on Wednesday that one mosque opponent accused council members of working with "terrorists."

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Challenge to Trump Travel Ban Moves Forward in Two Courts

Traditionally, judges have been extremely cautious about stepping on the executive branch’s authority in such matters

Hundreds of Immigrants Arrested in ‘Routine’ U.S. Enforcement Surge

Over 680 Arrested in U.S. Immigration Raids; Rights Groups Alarmed

Immigration rights groups said the operations, which they describe as raids, were not business as usual.

Challenges to Trump’s Travel Ban Abound in Courts Across U.S.

Seattle Judge Says Trump Travel Ban Case Should Continue During Appeals

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said he was not prepared to slow down the travel ban case.

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Muslim Travel Ban

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Travel Ban

U.S. courts historically have been careful about probing the motives behind laws, in part out of respect for the separation of powers.

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

Kellyanne Conway Repeated Bowling Green Massacre Lie

President Trump’s adviser cited the fake “Bowling Green massacre” several times — and lied about an Obama “refugee ban.”

Neo-Nazis: 'Donald Trump is setting us free'

Neo-Nazis: ‘Donald Trump is setting us free’

A new move by President Trump would remove white nationalists and other hate groups from extremist databases — "absolutely a signal of favor to us," neo-Nazis rejoiced.

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

States Sue Trump Administration over Muslim Ban

"No one is above the law — not even the president," said Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

Man Kicks Muslim Woman at JFK, Shouts ‘Trump Is Here Now, He Will Get Rid of All of You’: DA

A Massachusetts businessman is facing hate crime charges for violence against an airport worker.

Trump signs Muslim ban

Trump’s ‘Unconstitutional’ Immigration Ban Defies Moral, Legal Norms

President said executive order is not a Muslim ban but suggested Christians will be given priority over other refugees.

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Social Media Drives Nationwide Solidarity Over Muslim Ban

Protesters along with lawmakers lashed out against the detainment of immigrants at airports, including a married couple with disabilities in their 80s and a five-year-old boy.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

Nation’s First Somali American Woman Lawmaker Harassed in D.C.

In a Facebook post, Ilhan Omar, who is Muslim, said she was called “ISIS” and subjected to “sexist taunts” during a visit to the nation’s capital.

Muslim Leaders to Trump: 'Ensure our safety and security'

Muslim Leaders to Trump: ‘Ensure our safety and security’

More than 300 leaders in the Muslim community have appealed to the president-elect to "express serious concerns."

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

Trump Supporters Call for Muslim Genocide

A letter sent to three mosques in California said the president-elect will do to Muslims "what Hitler did to the Jews."

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

Hate Incidents Seven Times More Common in Post-Election Week

The alarming spike in hate incidents mostly occurred in K-12 schools, and the most were anti-immigrant.

Reince Priebus, Trump's Chief of Staff: Won't 'Rule out' a Muslim Registry

Trump’s Chief of Staff: Won’t ‘Rule out’ a Muslim Registry

"Look, I'm not going to rule out anything," Reince Priebus said in an interview muddled with contradictions.

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump's Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Chosen as Trump’s Attorney General

Alabama Sen. Sessions previously lost a federal judge nomination due to his racist positions and remarks.

Michael T. Flynn Named Trump's National Security Advisor

Michael T. Flynn Named Trump’s National Security Advisor

Flynn and his son, who is his chief of staff and top aide, both have a history of divisive and racist rhetoric.

Japanese Internment 'Precedent' for Muslim Registry, Says Prominent Trump Supporter

Japanese Internment ‘Precedent’ for Muslim Registry, Says Prominent Trump Supporter

Members of Congress slammed the suggestion. Trump’s team responded by denying the president-elect ever called for a Muslim database at all.

Hate Incidents Hit 'Frightening' Numbers

College Campuses Erupt in Hate Incidents

Between November 9 and 14 the Southern Poverty Law Center recorded record numbers of intimidation and harassment incidents. Many have occurred in schools.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

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New York Launches ad Campaign to Fight Anti-Muslim Rhetoric, Violence

"Now more than ever, it is important for every New Yorker to stand united as one city and reject hate and violence," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Trump Urges Profiling

Trump Again Urges Racial Profiling By Police

The GOP nominee says profiling and limiting immigration will stop terrorism, while Hillary Clinton aims to cut off propaganda and recruiting efforts online.

Muslims Watched by NY Police

N.Y. Police Regularly Violated Rules on Probing Muslim Groups: Watchdog

A report concluded that the NYPD did not comply with rules when investigating Muslim groups or individuals.