Federal Judge’s Injunction Finds NDAA Is Worse Than Material Support Law

By: Thursday May 17, 2012 11:52 am

(update below) Activists and journalists who brought a lawsuit against a Homeland Battlefield Act provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed in Congress and signed by President Barack Obama last December are celebrating this morning as a federal judge ruled yesterday that the provision likely violates the First and Fifth Amendments of the [...]

What Law & What Process for Muslims in America?

By: Monday May 14, 2012 7:11 pm

(update below) Ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Chicago, hundreds gathered for a People’s Summit hosted by Occupy Chicago. Various speakers discussed how NATO perpetuates policies of war abroad. A number of speakers also described the war at home that includes austerity measures and a culture of fear that violates the [...]

Tarek Mehanna’s Sentence Criminalizes the Right of Muslims to “Vent” Their Frustrations

By: Friday April 13, 2012 12:27 pm

A 29-year-old Muslim man was sentenced to seventeen and a half years in prison on federal criminal charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and providing or attempting to provide material support to terrorists. The “material support” the man was alleged to have given consisted of watching videos on “jihad,” sharing his views [...]

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