BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join ISIS militants in Syria after being recruited on the Internet.
Attorney Hassan Shibly spoke at a Birmingham mosque on Monday on behalf of the parents of the young woman, whom he identified only as Hoda.
Shibly said Hoda left in November after being “brainwashed” for an undetermined length of time. He says the woman’s actions go against the family’s wishes and against the teachings of Islam.
The spokesman added that Hoda’s family has been in contact with U.S. law enforcement and government officials since she disappeared. Read the rest of this entry »
by J. D. Heyes
(NaturalNews) Some say there is no more naturally protective force than a mother looking out for her children, and one organization is doing all it can to make that task easier for moms – by teaching them how to handle and use a firearm.
According to Breitbart News, the group – the Houston, Texas-based Armed Citizen Project – says it will sponsor a “National Empowerment Day” aimed at training and arming 500 single mothers and other women across the country. The date for the event is Aug. 10 and will represent a “massive expansion of the group’s efforts,” according to its executive director, Kyle Coplen, who spoke to Breitbart News exclusively.
Empowering Americans a popular idea – and it’s growing