[guest post by Dana] A funny thing happened when Ayaan Hirsi Ali met Vice-President Joe Biden: he wanted to straighten out her her views of Islam. In a recent interview, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussed with sharp insight, the left’s willful and subsequently dangerous blindness toward radical Islam and the very real war on women: They […]
This really takes the cake. In a new interview Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a woman who suffered under Islam until she was a young adult, reported that she was was lectured on how wonderful Islam is by Vice President Joe Biden. That’s right, Biden thought he knew more about how women are treated under Islam than a woman who actually lived under Islam. Show More Summary
Human Rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali fled the Netherlands after years of threats from Muslim extremists. Hirsi Ali dared to speak out against radical Islam and the horrific treatment of women in the Muslim world. In 2006 Ayaan Hirsi Ali … Continue reading ?
ASHE SCHOW: Ayaan Hirsi Ali fights radical Islam’s real war on women.
“We must reclaim and retake feminism from our fellow idiotic women.”
Said Ayaan Hirsi Ali."... I condemn whole-heartedly the trivial bullshit it is to go after a man who makes a scientific breakthrough and all that we as women — organized women — do is to fret about his shirt?"Was #shirtstorm organiz...
It's the Ayaan Hirsi Ali controversy all over again...This time, comedian Bill Maher was invited to deliver the commencement address at University of California, Berkeley's winter graduation ceremony.
Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Ali puts the feminist case against the burqa: We have a religion (Islam) that dictates exactly what the…
In a rant on last night's Real Time, Bill Maher joked about the teen accused of desecration because of his blowjob-Jesus picture, expressed his frustration with the Yale Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics for joining the anti-Ayaan Hirsi...Show More Summary
Last week, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the author of Infidel and Nomad and a critic of Islam, spoke at Yale University. It didn't happen without conflict, though. More than 35 groups, including the Yale Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics signed an open letter expressing their disappointment in the invitation. Show More Summary
Yale’s Muslim Students Association joins the quest to silence Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
(Scott Johnson) The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale has just posted the video of its entire September 15 program featuring Ayaan Hirsi Ali. WFB program president Rich Lizardo tells the story of events that followed the WFB Program’s...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) Our friends at the Washington Free Beacon have dug up the brief video clip below of Ayaan Hirsi Ali speaking at Yale on Monday. This is the clip of her speech that has been running on FOX News. I would like to post a video of her speech in its entirety (please write me at email@example.com if you know where one is), but this is what we have now. The
Last night, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the author of Infidel and Nomad and a critic of Islam, spoke at Yale University. While the event itself went relatively smoothly, her presence wasn't without conflict. More than 35 groups -- including, to...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] In a followup to last night’s post, Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke before an audience of more than 300 people at Yale. Apparently there were no major interruptions during her speech. She presented her personal history and background of growing up in Somalia before addressing modern Islam and the need for reform: […]
(Scott Johnson) Ayaan Hirsi Ali spoke to a full house at Yale last night under the auspices of the William F. Buckley, Jr. Program. The Yale Daily News reports that she spoke “without significant interruption or disturbance.” The YDN...Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Last week, I posted about the timid little people of the left whose narrow-minded bigotry revealed itself in protests against an invitation extended to Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak at Yale. Well, Hirsi Ali will be speaking at Yale tonight. In a collective outcry, narrow-minded bigots on campus are collectively whining […]
Another week, another ultimately meaningless free speech controversy on an American college campus. Should Ayaan Hirsi Ali be allowed to speak at Yale? If only there were some simple way of settling these nonstop arguments. Read mor...
(Scott Johnson) The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale is hosting Ayaan Hirsi Ali to speak on campus today. Her appearance has provoked the Yale Muslim Students Association to issue a letter in protest with 35 co-signers (the letter is quoted in part here, here and here). Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Brandeis University announced that it would be awarding honorary degrees to five notable figures, including atheist Ayaan Hirsi Ali for her advocacy of women's rights around the world: Hirsi Ali, in her bestselling...Show More Summary