'Blunt' calls to Muslims
prompt FBI visit

by Art Moore -- A Tennessee man's "heated" phone calls with Canadian Muslim leaders prompted a visit to his home by an FBI agent. Anthony Meeks of Martin, Tenn., said he made more…

Film star to portray
'sex reformer' Kinsey

by Art Moore -- One of Hollywood's leading men is risking his reputation with a plan to portray the "father of the sexual revolution," Alfred Kinsey, contends a chief critic of the more…

Anti-Muslim discrimination
or poor work?

by Art Moore -- An Iraqi citizen working at a Chicago-area hospital claims he was fired shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks due to his Arab and Muslim identity. The claim more…

Pro-lifers organized extortionists?

by Art Moore -- Should the type of nonviolent, political protest made famous by Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. be prosecuted as Mafia-style extortion? An unusual coalition of about 70 more…

Churches help rebuild Afghan mosque

by Art Moore -- American churches are raising funds to help rebuild a mosque damaged by U.S. bombing in Afghanistan. Bishop Mark Sisk of the Episcopal diocese of New York initiated the more…

Gospel choir now allowed in churches

by Art Moore -- Under intense community pressure, a Florida school district reversed a policy that prevented a high school gospel choir from singing in churches. The controversial policy came to light more…

Children flee homeschool cop

by Art Moore -- When the doorbell rings at the Channell residence in Spring Valley, Ill., 10-year-old Aaron and 11-year-old Christopher run for cover. The homeschooled boys have been on edge, says more…

Abortion clinic seeks new 'speech-free zone'

by Art Moore -- A California abortion clinic is seeking to restore an old injunction against protesters, preventing pro-life activists from presenting evidence to defend themselves. The anti-abortion "J Street Five," as more…

Homeschoolers get knock
on door from police

by Art Moore -- A public school superintendent has sent police in squad cars to the houses of homeschooling families to deliver his demand that they appear for a "pre-trial hearing" to more…

Muslims press criminal case against Falwell

by Art Moore -- A leading Islamic group in Canada is preparing legal action under the country's hate-crimes laws against the broadcast of Rev. Jerry Falwell's assertion that "Muhammad is a terrorist." more…