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Eboo Patel

Eboo Patel is an author at Religion News Service.

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Why Muslim-Jewish cooperation matters for America

By Eboo Patel — December 21, 2016
(RNS) Refusing to work with another group because of its identity is treason against the American idea.

Ford Decision Shows Economic Power of Right-Wing Christian Groups

By Eboo Patel — December 10, 2005
c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As more companies adopt gay-friendly business policies, they risk the wrath of conservative Christian groups prepared to take action with their collective buying power. “People are willing to fight back with their pocketbooks,” said Tim Wildmon, president of the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Association (AFA), a conservative group that […]

Right-Wing Christian Groups Apply Economic Pressure on Gay-Friendly Firms

By Eboo Patel — July 21, 2005
c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) As more companies adopt gay-friendly business policies, they risk the wrath of conservative Christian groups prepared to take action with their collective buying power. “People are willing to fight back with their pocketbooks,” said Tim Wildmon, president of the Tupelo, Miss.-based American Family Association (AFA), a conservative group that […]

Experts Warn Houses of Worship at Risk After Court Ruling

By Eboo Patel — June 25, 2005
c. 2005 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ Religious institutions may be more vulnerable to takeover through eminent domain after Thursday’s (June 23) Supreme Court ruling that gives local governments greater power to seize properties for private economic development, according to some religious and civil rights advocacy groups. Churches, mosques, synagogues and other nonprofit religious entities […]
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