August 2002: Muslim rights activist.
October 2007: The controversy here is the latest involving Muslim efforts to build or expand mosques and community centers. Local opposition has stalled projects in Pompano Beach, Fla.; Louisville; and Rockaway, N.J. Opponents often cite traffic or loss of tax revenues but, says Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, anti-Muslim bias plays a role.http://www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2007-09-30-muslims_N.htm
October 2007: Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said McCain's comments failed to recognize that Christianity is not the only faith with beliefs that support the concept of human rights.http://www.cnn.com/2007/POLITICS/10/01/mccain.christian.nation/index.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Organization Executive (past or present) Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Organization Jul 25, 2005
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Oct 01, 2007 McCain slammed for 'Christian nation' comment
QUOTE: McCain also said he agreed with a recent poll that 55 percent of Americans believe the U.S. Constitution establishes a Christian nation. "I would probably have to say yes, that the Constitution established the United States of America as a Christian nation," he said.
CNN (Cable News Network) Oct 01, 2007 Muslim sect resisted in Md.
QUOTE: The controversy here is the latest involving Muslim efforts to build or expand mosques and community centers. Local opposition has stalled projects in Pompano Beach, Fla.; Louisville; and Rockaway, N.J. Opponents often cite traffic or loss of tax revenues but, says Ibrahim Hooper of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, anti-Muslim bias plays a role.
USA TODAY Aug 14, 2006 In Wars, Quest for Media Balance Is Also a Battlefield
QUOTE: part of a larger, underlying issue: the role of images in fairly portraying the conflict incited nearly five weeks ago by Hezbollah’s raid into Israel...Editors and executives at newspapers, newsmagazines and the broadcast and cable networks say they do not impose a formula for fairness on coverage of this conflagration.
New York Times Aug 12, 2002 Small Scams Probed for Terror Ties
QUOTE: Authorities are quietly investigating more than 500 Muslim and Arab small businesses across the United States to determine whether they are dispatching money raised through criminal activity in the United States to terrorist groups overseas.
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