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Rashida Tlaib Booed Hilary Clinton. So What’s the Verdict?

When Rep. Rashida Tlaib booed Hillary Clinton at an event for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, the reactions were swift and, as has become the norm in U.S. politics, divisive. Rep. Tlaib followed up by stating, “You all know I can’t be quiet. No, we’re going to boo,” in response to Hilary Clinton’s negative comments about…

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What’s the Impact of U.S. Sanctions on Iran?

Ever since Trump has taken the office, he’s been pulling every string possible to put Iran under as much pressure as he can to get what he wants. The sanctions and threats have been increasing nonstop, growing tighter and tighter around the people in Iran.  What has the result been? The government of Iran has…

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Dear President Trump: Keep Your Orange Hands Off Iran

Mr. Trump, to quote Winston Churchill: “You must put your head into the lion’s mouth if the performance is to be a success.” Let me begin by saying:  I am a loyal U.S. citizen, and deeply love my country. I have the utmost respect for the Founding Fathers, and think they really were radical for…

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We Are Ahmadis, We Are Muslims, and We Are the Helpers

With so many bad things going on in the world, it would do all of us some good to take Mr. Roger’s advice on “looking for the helpers.” And it’s uplifting to see that this time around, the helpers are a group of people who aren’t always cast in the best light: the Ahmadiyya Muslim…

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Why You Should Care About the Russia Investigation

A full timeline of the Russian Investigation In June of 2016, The Washington Post broke a story detailing the first public element of an operation a year in the making. The Democratic National Committee had been hacked. And Russian intelligence was the undeniable culprit. Slowly but surely, the following year offered up a growing list of…

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Why Outlawing Boycotts Is an Attack on American Democracy

In March 2017, Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Israel Anti-Boycott Act into the Senate. This was in direct response to a U.N. Human Rights Council resolution urging companies to divest from Israel due to long-standing, and continuous human rights abuses committed against Palestinians. In addition, it reaffirmed U.S. commitment to the United States-Israel Strategic…

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Here’s Why American Politics are Totally Skewed

There’s nothing more American than debating politics. Flip on the T.V., and an angry blonde is defending this supposed “golden age” of the nation, and how political correctness is keeping us from realizing our full potential. Log onto Twitter, and a New York Times journalist you’ve never heard of, but has a little check mark…

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Here Are the Top 12 Reasons the Twitterverse is Voting

It’s Election Day, people! That means long lines, heavy caffeine-intake to survive said lines, and a heavy dose of humor required if you’re going to make it through the day with a shred of sanity. And you know that your friends at the MuslimGirl HQ wouldn’t leave you hanging, so here’s a round-up of the…

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1,800 Migrant Families Reunited After Court-Ordered Action

After a long and uphill battle, some members of migrant families have been reunited after jail time and separation at the border of Mexico and the United States of America. Many recent events have piled up leading to the long-awaited reunion of families across the Mexican-American border. Starting in April of this year, the Trump administration family separation policy became part of…