Nonie Darwish vs. CAIR

Nonie Darwish is a former Muslim who lived under Islamic law (sharia) for the first thirty years of her life.  She is the director of Former Muslims United and the author of Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law.  Darwish is credible and erudite, and a fierce critic of Islam and Islamic law.  At the same time, she takes pains to separate her criticism of Islam and Islamic law from criticism of Muslims. CAIR is the Council on American Islamic Relations, a national organization in the United States which has been very active in trying to prevent critics of Islam and anything related to it from speaking their mind or otherwise expressing themselves.  CAIR's efforts are a direct, frontal attack on free speech and freedom of expression in America, and the organization has been called to task by freedom-loving Americans and many others on innumerable occasions. Darwish was invited to speak at the George Mason University School...(Read Full Post)