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Woven Wings Live Podcast Featuring Shariq Ghani

Listen Now On Apple Podcasts: Building Multi-Faith Coalitions for Civic Change Embracing Stories That Bind Us: Introducing Woven Wings Live Podcast In a world seeking au...

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How We Honor International Religious Freedom Day

Written By: Noor Saleh, Former Policy Analyst This is a repost from October 2021. October 27th is International Religious Freedom Day, an opportunity to celebrate the fr...

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Religious Liberties Bills and the Media: Portrayal, Bias, and Responsibility

Written By: Sumer Brito, Student Policy Associate Religion has been a fundamental construct that not only plays a role in the law today but also nearly 200 years ago when d...

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Balancing Faith and Education: The Tale of Two Texas Bills and Public Sentiment

Written By: Shanzeh Mirza, Student Policy Associate Religious liberty was a central issue of the 88th session. Several bills were introduced that would have a significant i...

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Five bills, Five LAWS! We did it!

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news: Governor Abbott has signed his signature on not one, not two, but FIVE of our groundbreaking bills, turning them into LAW! Ou...

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Press Release: Religious Excuse Letters, HB1212

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 06/07/2023 Shariq Abdul Ghani Minaret Foundation (713) 443-3504 shariq@minaretfoundation.com GOVERNOR ABBOTT SIGNS HOUSE BILL 1212 FURTHERING RELIGIOUS ...

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We made NATIONAL news! Did you see it?

We were featured in a national news story with the Religious News Service! It was an honor to have our work featured to show how a Muslim organization is working to ...

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Recap: Legislator and Uyghur Survivor Press Conference

“Inmates turned into bodies without souls,” recollects Sayragul Sauytbay, a 43-year-old Uyghur Muslim woman forced into a reeducation facility. Imprisonment and genoc...

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Let’s Go Deeper: The Uyghur Crisis

by: Mayha Syed, Student Policy Associate “Inmates turned into bodies without souls,” recollects Sayragul Sauytbay, a 43-year-old Uyghur Muslim woman forced into a reeducati...