Islam

ACWT Blog, Free Speech, Islam, Speaking Up / 05.05.2015

Last night two Muslim men opened fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland Texas, during the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) sponsored Muhammad Art Exhibit. Both attackers were shot and killed outside the building by an alert Garland Police Department officer.   AFDI founder Pamela Geller hosted last night’s pro-free speech...

ACWT Blog, Islam, Speaking Up / 15.04.2014

      Last week, Brandeis University reversed its decision to award Ayaan Hirsi Ali an honorary degree for her women’s rights work, and withdrew her commencement speaking invitation.   Reason given: some of her past statements are “inconsistent with Brandeis University’s core values.” True reason: an online petition signed by 6,000 that declared that...