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August 17, 2022

Founder of AHA Foundation, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Reacts to the Salman Rushdie Attack in The Washington Post and UnHerd

Our founder Ayaan Hirsi Ali responded to the horrific attack on Salman Rushdie in both The Washington Post […]
August 15, 2022

Will Massachusetts’s Stand Against Child Marriage Spur the Rest of the Nation to Act Against this Child Abuse?

Published 8/16/2022 On July 28, Massachusetts finally banned child marriage after years of activism from AHA Foundation and […]
August 15, 2022

We Ignored Salman Rushdie’s Warning – Bari Weiss in Common Sense

We live in a culture in which many of the most celebrated people occupying the highest perches believe […]
August 15, 2022

Where Salman Rushdie defied those who would silence him, today too many fear causing offence – Kenan Malik in The Observer

“A poet’s work,” one of the characters in Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses observes, is “to name the unnamable, […]
August 15, 2022

Salman Rushdie: Iran blames writer and supporters for stabbing – BBC News

Iran has “categorically” denied any link with Salman Rushdie’s attacker – instead blaming the writer himself. Mr Rushdie, […]
August 15, 2022

Salman Rushdie’s ‘defiant sense of humour’ remains, son says – BBC News

Author Salman Rushdie is still in a critical condition but “his usual feisty and defiant sense of humour […]
August 15, 2022

Horrifying, ghastly: Authors condemn attack on Salman Rushdie – BBC News

Authors around the world have expressed their shock and sadness at the attack on Salman Rushdie in New […]
August 15, 2022

CLARITy Coalition Statement on Salman Rushdie

Read our friends at CLARITy Coalition’s statement on the Salman Rushdie attack here.    
August 11, 2022

‘Honor Killings’ Trial: Yaser Said found guilty of killing his two daughters, sentenced to life in prison- FOX 4 News Dallas-Fort Worth

DALLAS, Texas – A Dallas jury unanimously found Yaser Said guilty of killing his two teen daughters on Tuesday. […]
August 5, 2022

Dysfunction in the Ivy League – American Council of Trustees and Alumni

Despite enormous endowments and surging numbers of applicants, all is not well in the Ivy League. Next year, […]
August 5, 2022

Comeback of the catechism: When today’s speech norms launch old inquisitions – FIRE

The consequences of American “cancel culture” for artistic freedom and civil liberties are often minimized and dismissed by […]
August 5, 2022

UK FGM education: Charity launches gynaecological health lessons as research finds ‘knowledge gap’ – Yahoo! News

A charity has launched a series of gynaecological health lesson plans for teachers as research suggests a “knowledge […]
August 5, 2022

‘Honor Killings’ Trial: Dramatic 911 call from night of shootings played in court – FOX 10 Phoenix

DALLAS, Texas – Jurors heard the 911 call from a dying teenager killed alongside her sister in 2008. Their father […]
August 5, 2022

UK: Rishi Sunak says wants to ‘refocus’ Prevent onto Islamist extremism – The New Arab

UK prime ministerial hopeful Rishi Sunak said he wants to “refocus” the country’s controversial Prevent anti-radicalism strategy onto Islamist extremism on Tuesday, saying […]
August 2, 2022

Trial begins for Texas taxicab driver accused in “honor killings” of teen daughters in 2008 – CBS News

Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a Texas taxicab driver accused in the 2008 […]