Category Archive: COMMUNITY

Oct 08 2018

The Muslim Community & the Issue of Identity and Belonging

Source: By Dr Imad ad-Dean Ahmad April 2018   [These are my notes from The Washington Forum Lecture Series* program on “The Muslim Community & the Issue of Identity and Belonging” held in Fairfax, VA on April 4, 2018. These notes summarize my impression of highlights of the presentations and are not an attempted transcription.]   …

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Sep 28 2018

The State of Islamic Education in the United States

Source: By: Imad-ad-Dean Ahmad Feb. 2018 [This is a summary of a panel discussion held at the Cato Institute on February 1, 2018 featuring Shafiq Siddiqui (Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action) and Sabith Khan, California Lutheran University discussing their newly published book on their research on Islamic schools in the U.S. The discussion was moderated by …

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May 31 2017

Help M4L Bring Ramadan and Eid to One of the Largest Liberty Festivals in the Country

  By Will Coley May 2017 In the age of Trump it is foolhardy to let opportunities like this pass us by. This year we will be bringing a close to our Ramadan @ Porcfest series, with a big bang!! (no pun intended) We’re celebrating Eid this year at the Porcupine Freedom Festival!!  Thousands of people …

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Mar 26 2017

Muslims Thrive in Free State Project, New Hampshire

From the Web: Source: By Goshe King (Free State Project) March 10, 2017 In February of 2008 when I became a U.S citizen, I was led to believe that voting was now my civic duty. Previously, I had been completely apolitical and for the first time I started to read the agendas between the …

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Nov 05 2015

Dear Concerned Citizens of White County, Let’s Ban Everything ‘Islam’.

By Debbye Richards Bouldin M4L Guest Contributor November 5, 2015 To the concerned citizens of White County: It is with the greatest respect and admiration that I applaud you for standing up to this tyrannical school board. It seems that they only seek to serve the vile purpose of the dark and evil system of …

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Jun 07 2015

Muslims Share Peace and Food at Porc … fest

By Ramy Osman June 7, 2015   When Muslims first hear of the “Porcfest” event, their reaction might be to think that it’s Islamically prohibited to participate in such a festival. After all, Muslims are forbidden from eating and dealing with pork and other swine products. So why would a Muslim want to go to …

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May 30 2015

Liberty Movement Meets Islam at Porcupine Festival

Muslims for Liberty is gearing up for another successful showing at the annual Porcfest taking place at the end of June. This year the entire Procfest week falls within the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, where Muslims fast from dawn to sunset every day. At last years Porcfest (see the article below), M4L fed hundreds …

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Oct 23 2014

Oklahoma in Reverse, East Tennessee Tea Party Attends Muslim Hosted ISIS Townhall

By Will Coley Today many of us are overwhelmed, the current sustained level of fear, and outrage expressed around the country. From hatefests in Oklahoma, and Utah, to the very real violence in the Middle East, many Muslims are suffering from outrage fatigue. All the more reason when something good comes across the radar, to …

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Oct 03 2014

Muslim-Jewish Solidarity During the Holy Days

by Hesham El Meligy October 2014 Muslims and Jews have much in common.  Yes there are differences, but there’s much more in common than what you think.  The differences, especially as of late, are more political than religious.  There are those who are fanning the flames of these differences; And there are those who would …

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Jul 30 2014

Promote Digital Literacy in Afghanistan with Bitcoin

By Davi Barker July 2014 It’s no secret that I have my doubts about the validity of paper money. I just don’t see how a paper note printed by the Federal Reserve is any different from a paper note printed by Parker Brothers. This has an important effect on how I calculate my annual Zakat.

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Mar 02 2013

School Boards, Muslim Agendas, Bigotry, and National Security

By Ramy Osman, VA-M4L March 2013 See Part 1: HERE What an interesting congregation of people and topics. They all came to a head on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) Board meeting in Virginia. It was the last in a series of meetings where the LCPS Board was to …

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Feb 28 2013

The Liberty Movement: A Minority Coalition

Perspectives: The Liberty Movement: A Minority Coalition By Samantha Lindsay February 2013 “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up…Though one may be overpowered, …

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Feb 23 2013

Loudoun County School Board Public Hearings Used by Islamophobes to Spread Hate

By Ramy Osman, VA-M4L February, 2013   There is currently a charter school application under review by the Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) Board. The applicants are mainly American-Turkish Muslim educators who want to open a Math & IT Academy in Loudoun county Virginia. This would be a secular school, known as a STEM school (where …

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Feb 05 2013

M4L Announces New, “Perspectives”, Interfaith Liberty Initiative.

In my journey around the internet and social media, I have noticed a rift of sorts in the Liberty movement. Nothing as menacing or vast, as the cavern that has grown between the neocons and liberty lovers of modern “conservatism”, but a divide none the less. I see a growing animosity between people of faith, …

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Dec 25 2012

Will Coley Awarded the 2012 Liberty Inspiration Award

[UPDATE] By Ramy Osman January 4, 2012 has announced the winners of the 2012 Liberty Inspiration Award. 175 people were nominated for the award. 540 votes were cast (by people emailing a statement of who they nominate). One of the nominees was our own Muslim liberty activist, William Coley. Awards were given to the …

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Dec 15 2012

Muslims 4 Liberty nominates Ben Stone for the 2012 Liberty Inspiration Award is hosting their 3rd annual Liberty Inspiration Award given yearly to 5 people who showed positive effort and energy throughout the year in spreading the message of liberty. Nominees should inspire others to step up, do something that helped to bring people together, or enlighten others by growing the liberty movement in some manner by …

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Jun 24 2012

M4L participates in “Ramadan Gifts for Prisoners”

  Muslims4Liberty participated in a charity project run by NCPCF (National Coalition to Protect Civil Freedoms). The “Ramadan Gifts for Prisoners” set a goal of donating $100 dollars to 100 inmates before Ramadan. $100 will be put into the commissary account of each inmate which will allow them to purchase special items during Ramadan. I’m …

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