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Ayaan Hirsi Ali is not the reformer Islam needs

The "Heretic" author divides all of Islam into three basic categories. Here's whom we should listen to instead

Ayaan Hirsi Ali strikes back at “character assassination”: At least critics didn’t “put me on a hit list”

The vocal critic of Islam tells Megyn Kelly why she thinks her campaign against Islam is being "smeared"

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is hurting Islam: Why her radical reformation is in desperate need of reform

Not only is she quick to pathologize Muslims, but her solution for extremism is as blinkered as it is ill-fated

Defending the Right to Offend

This article is based on Ayaan Hirsi Ali's speech in Berlin on April 19. It is nearly 10 years since a Danish newspaper published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad, unleashing a storm of protest by Muslims around the world, and exposing a rift in Europe between true believers in free expression and those prepared to appease religious zealots. Show More Summary

The Critics of Islam Were Right: An Apology to Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Sam Harris, Bill Maher and Other So-Called Islamophobes

For years I was an apologist for Islam, as regrettably, many still remain. I only read books and believed those who painted Islam in a peaceful, glowing light. Today I'm writing to say I'm sorry, I apologize, and I ask for your forgiveness. We who have blindly defended Islam and called you Islamophobes are tragically wrong.

Mindy Newell: Defining Oneself

I have been engrossed for the last week in Infidel, an autobiography that chronicles the life and times of political activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali and how she became who and what she is. Ms. Ali will be familiar to those readers of this column, who, like me, strive to never miss an episode of HBO’s … Continue reading Mindy Newell: Defining Oneself ?

Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the Tsarnaev Brothers

Here: When people commit violence in the name of religion, we must consider the possibility that they mean what they say. As I argue in my new book, which calls for a reformation of Islam, jihad in the 21st century...

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Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: Skepchick Sundaylies Hello weekend warriors and friends near and far! It’s the best moment of the week on this here Skepchick network. It’s when I take a GIANT leaf blower and blow... (Read more...)

Ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali Proposes 5 Changes to Islam That Could Help Lead Its Religious Reformation

In speaking at the National Press Club on Tuesday, best-selling author, former Muslim and outspoken critic of Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, offered five amendments to the religion of Islam that Muslims should take seriously if they really want to bring about a peaceful reformation to their religion.

Tuesday Morning Splash

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — Luncheon with author Ayaan Hirsi Ali at the National Press Club, 12:30 p.m. — The Atlantic presents Is it Time for the Jews to Leave Europe? at Sixth & I, 7 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico‘s Jack Shafer looks at...Show More Summary

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Powerful Speech Against Islamic Extremism

If you weren't in Memphis over the weekend, you can catch Ayaan Hirsi Ali's keynote address from the American Atheists convention below:

Ayaan to Liberals: Get A Grip

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism.

Another Compilation of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here's another compilation of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's best arguments and comebacks. (The first part can be seen here.)

“Islam is not a religion of peace”: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ayaan Hirsi Ali explains why Western liberals need to speak up -- and why Islam needs a reformation now

Inside the List

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose “Heretic” is No. 8 on the hardcover nonfiction list, applied for work with left-leaning think tanks when she moved to America in 2007, but found no takers.

One of America’s Most Prominent Islam Bashers Has a Long History of Making Things Up

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

Max Blumenthal On a March 23 episode of “The Daily Show,” Somali-born author and anti-Islam activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali made a staggering claim: “If you look at 70 percent of the violence in the world today, Muslims are responsible,” she told host Jon Stewart.

Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s ‘Heretic’

Ayaan Hirsi Ali believes that extremist violence is rooted in Islam’s fundamental texts.

5 Ways Ayaan Hirsi Ali Has Attacked Islam and Smeared Muslims

Her entire career has been to paint all Muslims with the same brush. Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali has a new book out in which she anoints herself as a leader in Islamic reformation, despite being an ex-Muslim who no longer identifies withShow More Summary

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