Tag Archives: Islam

Does Freedom of Speech Protect Burning the Koran?

 Earlier this week, a Florida pastor announced his plans to burn copies of the Islamic holy document, the Koran, on September 11. His plan was met with widespread criticism, including the US Attorney General and President Obama. While the consensus…

Do full body scanners at airports violate Islamic law?

Some Islamic groups are supporting a ruling that Muslims will be forbidden from passing through full body scanners based on a religious objection. The ruling is based on Islamic teachings that emphasize modesty, and viewing individuals as "nude" through body…