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Incremental Islam 24

by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2022 (Mar. 13, 2022) — [See previous installments in this series here.] There is a convention in Islam of which every non-Muslim must be made aware. Taqiyya is religiously sanctioned lying to non-Muslims, and numerous instances are found in the Quran, Sira and Hadith. Typically, taqiyya is employed to […]

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Incremental Islam 22

by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2022 (Jan. 14, 2022) — [Editor’s Note: Read previous installments in this series here.] Given Congress’s current attempts to criminalize Islamophobia, we will take a brief detour to discuss Ilhan Omar’s H.R. 5665 – Combating International Islamophobia Act, passed by the House along party lines. The corresponding Senate bill, […]

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Incremental Islam 11

by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2021 (Feb. 14, 2021) — [Editor’s Note: Please see previous installments in this series here.] Regarding the whitewashing of Islam in American textbooks, one might wonder how this happens. An organization, the Council on Islamic Education (CIE), basically anointed themselves as the vetters of Islamic textbook material. According to […]

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Incremental Islam – 6

“THE OVERARCHING GOAL” by Jane Bate and Bryan Hermansdorfer, ©2020 (Sep. 12, 2020) — In our first five installments of Incremental Islam, we have demonstrated the harsh dissonances between sharia (Islamic law) and the U.S. Constitution. To recap: The First Amendment contrasts strongly with sharia’s blasphemy laws and the death for apostasy rule; The Second […]