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Baby Feet & Hands. (AP)

SF City Attorney Raises Concerns About Proposed Circumcision Ban

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office made a rare move Thursday by filing a brief on a measure for the November ballot, a proposal to criminalize male circumcision. The city […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

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San Mateo Muslim Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch Over Hijab Firing

A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is suing the clothing retailer in federal court, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

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Lawsuit Challenges Proposed SF Circumcision Ban

The lawsuit, expected to be filed in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the city has no authority to regulate common medical procedures.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

The Quran, the holy book of Islam, the religion practiced by most Muslims. (AP Photo)

Bay Area Muslim Leader ‘Grateful’ For Killing Of Osama

A local Muslim rights advocate said Monday that she hoped al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s death marked a turning point in the war on terror.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

An Afghan American woman walks past an American flag in the 'Little Kabul' district of Fremont. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Afghan Community In Fremont Reacts To Bin Laden’s Death

The death of Osama bin Laden is welcome news on the streets of Little Kabul in Fremont, one of the largest Afghan communities outside of Afghanistan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/02/2011

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San Francisco Supervisors To Take Up Racial Profiling Resolution

A resolution before the Board of Supervisors would establish a formal city policy opposing racial profiling of Muslim, Arab, Middle Eastern, Muslim and South Asian communities by law enforcement.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/01/2011

An American Muslim man praying in a mosque (AP)

House Hearing On Terrorism Singles Out Bay Area Muslim Group

The New York Congressman who chairs a House committee examining homegrown terrorism specifically called out a Bay Area Muslim group in his opening remarks to a controversial hearing Thursday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

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San Jose Muslim Man Sues FBI Over Tracking Device

A young Muslim man from Santa Clara is filing a high-profile lawsuit against the FBI, claiming the agency illegally placed a GPS tracking device on his car last year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

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SF Court To Reconsider Muslim Headscarf Ruling

A federal appeals court in San Francisco agreed Monday to reconsider whether a Muslim woman’s religious rights were violated when she was required to remove her headscarf in an Orange County courthouse holding cell four years ago.

CBS San Francisco–09/13/2010

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