Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, MuslimsParents seeking to adopt children in Texas could soon be rejected by state-funded or private agencies with religious objections to them being Jewish, Muslim, gay, single, or interfaith couples, under a proposal in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Fourth Muslim Group Rejects Federal Grant to Fight ExtremismA California Islamic school wanted to keep an open mind before Donald Trump took office. But less than a month into Trump's presidency, the school rejected $800,000 in federal funds aimed at combating violent extremism.
Friends Call Imam Slaying A Hate Crime; Cops Say No MotiveThe daylight slaying of a mosque leader and his associate set off fear and anguish among the Bangladeshi Muslim community in a New York City neighborhood and some say the killings appear to be an anti-Muslim hate crime.
Muslim Student Says Yearbook ID'd Her As 'ISIS Phillips'A Muslim high school student says she's saddened and hurt after being identified in her California high school's yearbook as "Isis Phillips."
Report: Woman Attacked In DC Because She's MuslimA woman claims she was verbally attacked for being Muslim outside of a Starbucks in Washington, D.C.
11-Year-Old Student Petitions To Close Schools On Muslim HolidaysNew efforts to get Montgomery County schools to show the same respect to Muslim holidays as they do for Christian and Jewish holy days.
Threats Made Against Baltimore County MosqueFrightening threats made against a Baltimore County mosque. Now, as security is heightened, some in the Muslim community are on edge.
Baltimore-Area Teen Speaks Out On Behalf Of Muslim CommunityAmara Majeed founded a website called "The Hijab Project," aimed at combating discrimination against Muslim girls and women who wear head-scarves in public. She self-published a book of short biographies of 17 peace-loving, law-abiding Muslims from around the world. She provides online commentary for CNN and, starting earlier this month, for the Huffington Post.
Shouting Woman Escorted Out Of National Cathedral At 1st Muslim Prayer A woman shouting "leave our churches alone" disrupted the first Muslim prayer service hosted by Washington National Cathedral.
Montgomery Co. Schools Scrap Religious Names From CalendarPresented with the opportunity to recognize a Muslim holiday on the school calendar for the first time, leaders of Maryland's largest school district went a different direction: They removed all mention of religious holidays from the calendar.
National Cathedral To Host First Muslim PrayerWashington National Cathedral is hosting a Muslim prayer service for the first time on Friday.
Local Muslim Groups Condemn Kidnappings Of Nigerian SchoolgirlsMedia advisers from the United States and around the world are heading to Nigeria to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by a terrorist group.