All posts tagged Demonization

  • WhatUnites.Us
    March 31, 2011

    By: Michael J. Scurato

    Earlier this month, NHMC became a proud member of the WhatUnites.Us alliance, joining other organizations such as the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Arab American Institute, Human Rights First, the Interfaith Alliance, and many others, by making the following pledge:

    Whether for political gain or public notoriety, anti-Muslim rhetoric and bigotry has become acceptable in political and civic discourse. That’s not America. Today, I am taking a stand for what unites us as Americans – freedom, truth and justice – and against the type of fear-mongering that seeks to divide us.

  • The Latest Shameful Attack– State Representative Suggests Shooting Immigrants Like “Feral Hogs”
    March 15, 2011

    The Latest Shameful Attack– State Representative Suggests Shooting Immigrants Like “Feral Hogs”

    By: Jessica J. González

    A couple of months ago we experienced a “kumbaya” moment after the heinous shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona, whereby Americans from all walks of life seemed to come together and agree that we need a more civil discourse in this country.  Indeed, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush joined together to chair the University of Arizona’s new, bi-partisan, National Institute for Civil Discourse.