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Mosque Gets Makeover for Utah Muslims You may not Know About: Bosniaks

 bosniaksIndeed, more than 7,000 Bosnian refugees, their relatives and friends now call the Beehive State home after seeking shelter first in Europe and then the United States.

They are, for the most part, Muslims.

Now they have remodeled a former Baptist church, which they bought in 2010, into their own mosque — complete with a minaret tower, domes, an iron fence, a large covered patio and prayer rugs….more:http://www.sltrib.com

Benjamin Gladstone: All Jews Should Register as Muslims: Because We Know the Horrors Of Religious Registration All Too Well

In a German Prisoner of War (POW) camp in 1944, the American Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds called upon all of the captured soldiers to stand with the Jews of the camp despite Nazi orders to separate. Edmonds, a Christian, feared for the fate of the Jewish soldiers if the Nazis were able to identify them, and he put his own safety on the line to protect them. He saved their lives…MORE:  forward

Getting to Know Your Religious Civil Rights Civil Rights

  Employers may not treat employees more or less favorably because of their religion. This means that employees may not be discharged or otherwise disciplined based on their religious beliefs or non-beliefs or rewarded based on religious considerations.

 Employees cannot be required to participate or forced to refrain from participating in a religious activity as a condition of employment.

 Employers must reasonably accommodate employees’ sincerely held religious practices unless undue hardship would result; more:  mass.gov/pdf

Local Muslim leader pleads for peace

“God created us to know each other. Not to fight each other,” Abdul Baki said. He continued on to acknowledge what he called widespread stereotyping and “Islamaphobia.” He said being Muslim does not mean supporting Isis…more:  wwlp.com/

Small Towns Face Rising Suicide Rates .

The New York Times

Nov 3, 2015 – Small Towns Face Rising Suicide Rates. By LAURA BEIL NOV. 3, 2015… Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times … Rural adolescents commit suicide at roughly twice the rate of their urban peers, according to a study …
more: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/03/health/small-towns-face-rising-suicide-rates.html
Simple Fingerprint Test is Enough to Know You Used Cocaine
If you are one of those using cocaine, law enforcement officials may soon catch you by simply examining your fingerprints.
Scientists have developed a new type of drug test that can tell whether you have taken cocaine by analyzing chemical traces left behind in your fingerprint….See more at: thehackernews