November 16, 2007 In this week's Faith Matters, Imam Hassan Qazwini discusses his book American Crescent in the wake of the Los Angeles Police Department's recent plan to create a database of the city's Muslim Americans. The city later aborted the plan following public outcry.
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November 9, 2007 Iowa Republican Sen. Charles Grassley has asked for the financial records of six evangelical megachurches to look into concerns of overspending and abuse of donations by religious leaders. The Rev. Marcia Dyson, a political consultant, and the Rev. Harry Jackson, a commentator, talk about the situation and what could happen next.
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November 2, 2007 A $10 million jury verdict came against a religious group that pickets at the funerals of fallen service members as a way to denounce homosexuality. Mark Potok, from the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Rev. Hershael York, a pastor and professor, discuss where free speech and freedom of faith butt heads.
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