Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: sharia

The toll of Islamophobia

Letters to the Editor

Jillian Holzbauer-Frazier
“Islamophobia” has become a prominent buzzword in the realm of political rhetoric. Some see it as the pinnacle of a climate of discrimination in America; others view it as a smear tactic to inhibit free speech. What is the real pulse of our great nation when it comes to the delicate balance between freedom of religion and freedom of speech?
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Fanning fears?

Oklahoma’s Muslim community contends a recently signed state law could spur anti-Islamic bigotry.


Tim Farley
Gov. Mary Fallin and state lawmakers should “embrace diversity” instead of demonizing the Muslim community, said Adam Soltani, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Legislating fear?

A report released last week shows that mostly toothless laws bite back in sometimes-unexpected ways.


Tim Farley
A majority of Oklahoma lawmakers have put themselves in an unflattering category with apparent prejudice toward Muslims and the Islam religion, according to a national report released last week.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat


Ben Felder
Defeating an anti Sharia law amendment was the highlight of the past year for an Islamic advocacy group in Oklahoma.
Monday, April 7, 2014