Dalai Lama accused of religious persecution

by Michael Carl -- Members of a Buddhist sect known as Shugden Buddhism are accusing the Dalai Lama of religious persecution and have announced plans to stage protest rallies when the Buddhist more…

Women's rights dependent
on religious liberty

by Michael Carl -- A recently published study found women have more freedom in countries that maintain religious liberty. Brian Grim, president of the Religious Freedom and Business Association and a scholar more…

43 Islamists on trial for Euro-terror plot

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_1168655" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Anjem Choudary[/caption] Under the banner of multiculturalism, European countries have supported Muslims through immigration provisions, allowances for Islamic law and special advocacy for mosques more…

Death sentence for Iranian woman delayed

by Michael Carl -- Two human rights organizations on Tuesday said that the death penalty handed down to an Iranian woman after she was convicted of killing an attacker has been delayed. more…

State lawmaker: Secession an option

by Michael Carl -- With a surprising number of Americans open to secession in the wake of the Scottish referendum, a U.S. state lawmaker is pointing citizens to the nation's founding documents, more…

Metropolitan Opera
accused of
'promoting terrorists'

by Michael Carl -- [caption id="attachment_1260845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Leon Klinghoffer[/caption] The famed Metropolitan Opera is being accused of promoting propaganda and terrorism in its new production portraying the death of businessman Leon more…