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Last week, Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, made headlines when Republican senators interrupted her at a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee while she interrogated Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The clip of the exchange went viral; journalists, politicians and everyday Americans debated what the shushing signified about our still sexist culture.

The very next day, Senator Harris took her seat in front of us as a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. We were there to testify about the ideology of political Islam, or Islamism.

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June 22, 2017

Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani: Kamala Harris Was Silenced. Then She Silenced Us. – The New York Times

Last week, Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, made headlines when Republican senators interrupted her at a […]
June 21, 2017

Cuomo Signs Bill Doing Away With Child Marriage In New York State – CBS New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed legislation putting an end to child marriage in New York. The legislation […]
June 21, 2017

Michigan Legislature Approves Anti-Genital Mutilation Bills – USNews

Doctors and parents involved in female genital mutilation could go to prison for up to 15 years under […]
June 20, 2017

What One Senate Hearing Taught Me About Discussing Islam in America – Huffington Post

“Mrs. Hirsi Ali, do you still think Islam is a death cult?” shouted a man wearing what looked […]
June 19, 2017

Texas Just Banned Child Marriage – Huffington Post

Texas passed a law to make marriage under age 18 illegal. On Thursday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed […]