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Thousands Show Up To Protest Trump Appearance In Manhattan, Lead To Violent Clashes With NYPD And Trump Supporters

Mass demonstrations by diverse groups joined forces against Donald Trump Thursday evening in Manhattan (Rebecca Lawrence)

Midtown Manhattan became a heated battlefield Thursday evening as thousands of protestors convened around Grand Central Station to protest a GOP fundraising gala at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, where all three remaining Republican presidential nominee hopefuls were in attendance.  The NYPD was out in full force, prepared with riot gear, …

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Trump Says Muslims Aren’t Helping Fight Terrorism, Ignores The Reality That Muslim Americans Repeatedly Cooperate With Authorities

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Less than a day after the Brussels Attacks, and just a few hours removed from calling for the reinstatement of waterboarding and new laws on legal torture, Donald Trump again took his Islamophobic rhetoric to dangerously new heights, blaming Muslims as a whole for the attack and saying the Muslim community …

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Christian Professor Suspended In December For Statements Of Solidarity With Muslims Will Resign From Wheaton College

Larycia Hawkins

Larycia Hawkins, the Christian professor suspended by Wheaton College for wearing hijab out of solidarity with the Muslim women who face discrimination in the Christmas season, will not be returning to work. In December 2015, Hawkins was put on leave after making the following statement on her Facebook page along …

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Michele Bachmann Claims That Muslims Are ‘Nuking Western Civilization With Rape’

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Appearing Saturday on the “End Of Times” conservative radio program hosted by Ian Markell and Eric Barger, Michele Bachmann claimed that Islamic terrorists and Muslim Americans don’t need nuclear bombs to destroy Western Civilization because they have “rape culture.” Ignoring the fact that rape culture persists, well, everywhere in the …

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Up To 100 Masked Men Attack Refugees In Sweden

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According to a report from Buzzfeed News, a group of approximately 100 masked men physically attacked Swedish immigrants in a train station Friday night. Immediately before the attack, several subsets of the group were seen passing out anti-immigration and white nationalist fliers. Via Think Progress: Four suspects were arrested in …

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Donald Trump Endorsed By War Criminal Being Tried For Genocide Against Muslims

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Prepare yourself ladies and gentlemen, Donald Trump has just landed another yuuuuuuuuge endorsement. This time, it comes from Vojislav Seselj, the former Serbian Deputy Prime Minister presently awaiting a verdict from the International Criminal Court regarding his role in organizing crimes of genocide against Serbian Muslims. Via Occupy Democrats: “I …

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San Diego lawyer defends client who threatened Muslims: “Fox News made him do it!”

John David Weissinger (NBC San Diego)

Neither the judge nor John David Weissinger, the San Diego-area man who pleaded guilty for making violent threats against the local Council on American-Islamic Relations office, were buying the argument defense attorney Michael Maloney made at Weissinger’s sentencing on Tuesday.  Malowney claimed that the judge should go easy on his …

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