Civil Liberties Groups Critical Of Gov's Stance On Syrian RefugeesA pair of civil liberties groups have denounced Gov. Rick Scott's desire to close Florida's borders to additional refugees from Syria in the wake of the terrorist assault on Paris.
Muslim Activist Group Upset By Teacher's Alleged "Hate Speech"The state’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy group is standing behind the Weston father who is upset with his son’s teacher, after she allegedly called him a “rag-head Taliban.”
Attorney Fired Over Anti-Palestinian Remarks Fires Back The Israeli-Palestinian conflict may be thousands of miles from South Florida, but the ripple effects continue.
Assistant Public Defenders Fired Over Facebook Palestinian Remarks Two Broward County assistant public defenders who reportedly made disparaging remarks about Palestinians on Facebook have been fired. On Tuesday, Public Defender Howard Finklestein confirmed that attorneys Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres had been terminated.
Florida House Passes Anti-Foreign Law BillThe Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would ban the mythical threat of Sharia, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from being used in state courts.
Muslim Organization Wants Broward Schools To Recognize Holidays The Florida chapter of a well known Muslim organization is asking the Broward School Board's diversity committee to consider adding two Islamic holidays to the school calendar.
Woman Claims Religious Discrimination At Boca Gas StationAn October incident that has just come to light is casting a cloud over a Boca Raton Chevron station for what one woman claims is discrimination.
Lowes Takes Florida Group Pressure, Cancels Ads On Muslim TV ShowLowes, with 120 stores in Florida, has yanked its advertising from a cable-tv program, All-American Muslim, after a Florida-based organization called upon members to pressure the chain to abandon the program.
Rep. Allen West Stands By Controversial Letter To CAIRCongressman Allen West responds to criticism he received after sending a letter to a South Florida Muslim organization.
Rep. West's Response To CAIR Letter: "NUTS!"A South Florida Muslim group sent Congressman Allen West a letter asking him to disassociate himself from activists the group considers anti-Islamic. Congressman West did respond and the letter he sent back is raising some eyebrows.
Local Islamic Leaders Welcome The "Elimination" Of 9/11 MastermindTwo prominent Muslim leaders from South Florida are commending the actions of the American military in what they describe as the "elimination of Osama Bin Laden as a threat to America and the world."