Islamophobia Monitor

Entries on this page are alphabetized by first name. Below the individual's name are the organizations with which the individual is associated. The first organization listed is that with which the individual appears most closely identified in public. Other organizations to which the indivudual is connected are then listed in alphabetical order. Where there is no organization listed the individual is either independent or the group the individual is most closely identified in public is not degisnated as Islamophobic.


Ali Sina

A member of the board of directors of Stop Islamization of Nations, Sina believes, "there is NOTHING good in Islam and that it is all evil."


Former U.S. Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.)

A former Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Allen believes, " Islam does not coexist.”


Anders Gravers

A member of the president's council of Stop Islamization of Nations who also heads Stop Islamization of Europe.


Ann Coulter

A conservative comentator who suggested that “we should invade their [Muslim] countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity.”


Ashraf Rameleh

A member of the board of directors of Stop Islamization of Nations. When speaking about the September 11th attacks he said “they are not terrorists, they are jihad. They are for the Quran.”


Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Hirsi Ali has a reputation for anti-Muslim and anti-Constitutional rhetoric. For example, in 2007 she suggested that the U.S. Constitution should be amended to allow for discrimination against Muslims saying, "There were no Muslim schools when the constitution was written. There were no jihadists."


Babu Suseelani

A member of the board of directors of Stop Islamization of Nations. In 2012 Suseelan told an audience “If we do not kill the bacteria, the bacteria will kill us. Muslims will breed like rats and they will be a majority.”


Bill Maher

Bill Maher hosts a political satire program, Real Time with Bill Maher, on HBO. Despite his claim to hold progressive opinions, Maher consistently demonizes and stigmatizes the Muslim community.


Brian Kilmeade

A Fox News Channel commentator. In June 2013, Kilmeade told a leader of the English Defence League, an anti-Muslim group known for violent protests, “We got your back.


Brigitte Gabriel

The head of Act for America. Gabriel has said, “America and the West are doomed to failure in this war unless they stand up and identify the real enemy: Islam.


Bryan Fischer

The director of issues analysis at the American Family Association. According to Fischer, “Islam has no fundamental First Amendment claims, for the simple reason that it was not written to protect the religion of Islam.”


Carl Goldberg

A member of the Arizona chapter of Act for America. According to an announcement for an October 2013 event, Goldberg can prove that “Islam is not just a religion but also a totalitarian and imperialistic ideology.


Clare Lopez

Lopez is the vice president for issues and analysis at the Center for Security Policy. She also a board member at the Clarion Project. In 2013, Lopez told an audience, “When people in other bona fide religions follow their doctrines they become better people — Buddhists, Hindus, Christians, Jews. When Muslims follow their doctrine, they become jihadists.


Cliff Kincaid

A member of the board of directors of Stop Islamization of Nations. In 2013, the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks hate groups in the United States, listed Kincad among the “30 new activists heading up the radical right.”


Constance Gavras

The director of the Illinios chapter of Act for America.


Daniel Pipes

The founder and director of the Middle East Forum. Pipes is also connected to the National Review, Clarion Project, and Washington Times. Pipes is the grandfather of Islamophobia in the United States. In 1990 he wrote, "Western European societies are unprepared for the massive immigration of brown-skinned peoples cooking strange foods and maintaining different standards of hygiene...All immigrants bring exotic customs and attitudes, but Muslim customs are more troublesome than most."


Dave Agema

A former Michigan state legislator, Agema now represents his state as a national commiteeman of the Republican National Committee. In early 2014, Agema made anti-Muslim comments on his Facebook account: "Have you ever seen a Muslim do anything that contributes positively to the American way of life?


David Horowitz

The founder of the David Horowitz Freedom Center. The Southern Poverty Law Center, a group that tracks hate in the United States, names Horowitz "the godfather of the modern anti-Muslim movement."


David Yerushalmi

A co-founder of the American Freedom Law Center and employee of the Center for Security Policy. Yerushalmi beleives, "Our greatest enemy today is Islam."


Debbie Anderson

The leader of the Minneapolis chapter of ACT for America.


Debbie Robinson

A member of the president's council of Stop Islamization of Nations. Robinson's Q Society of Australia asserts, “Islam is not just another religion, but also a totalitarian ideology with a global agenda.”


Dorrie O’Brien

O'Brien acts as a national mentor for ACT for America. According to O'Brien "Islam...is a poisoned well."


Frank Gaffney

The founder and president of the Center for Security Policy. Gaffney is also connected to the Washington Times, and Clarion Project. Gaffney has advocated renewing the House Un-American Activities Committee, a discredited McCarthy-era congressional committee that President Truman once described as "the most un-American thing in the country today."


Glenn Beck

Beck hosts the Glenn Beck show on the Blaze. In February, 2011, Beck hosted anti-Muslim speaker Joel Richardson on his Fox News program and the two “tied Islam to the Antichrist in the new testament.


Guy Rodgers

The executive director of ACT for America. In 2010, Rodgers “contended that Muslims should be treated differently because their legal system is inherently flawed.


James Lafferty

Originally known for his work with the Virginia Anti-Shariah Taskforce, Lafferty is now with both the American Freedom Defense Initiative and Jihad Watch.


State Rep. John Bennett of Oklahoma (R-Sallisaw)

According to Bennett, Islam is "a cancer in our nation that needs to be cut out."


John Guandolo

The founder of Understanding the Threat. Guandolo is a former FBI agent who trains law enforcement officers to believe in conspiracy theories such as his beleif that CIA Director Brennan is a secret Muslim.


Jonathan Matusitz

The membership director for the central Florida chapter of Act for America and a professor at the University of Central Florida. Matusitz claims that Muslims “procreate like mushrooms after the rain” and that “the problem is Islam.


Kamal Saleem

A board member of Former Muslims United. In October 2012, Right Wing Watch posted a video of Saleem and noted that in that video, “Saleem alleged that Obama’s top speech writer and Sasha and Malia's babysitter are both Islamic fundamentalists that are wielding secret power."


Kevin Carroll

A member of the president's council of Stop Islamization of Nations.


Lauren Green

 An anchor on the Fox News Channel.


Mano Bakh

A key individual with the California group Concerned American Citizens. On its website, the group asserts, “The real source of the devastating 9/11 attack is the Islamic Ideology as prescribed in Quran."


Former U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)

A Minnesota Republican, Bachmann is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. In June 2012, Bachmann led a group of House Republicans on a series of five letters to federal inspectors alleging that the Muslim Brotherhood was infiltrating the U.S. government. The allegations primarily centered on an aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and were soundly rejected by Republican leadership.


Mike Huckabee

A host on the Fox News Channel and former governor of Arkansas. Huckabee referred to Islam as the "antithesis of the gospel of Christ." He also seemed to compare Muslim prayer being allowed in a church to the showing of pornographic films.


Nina Cunningham

Cunningham serves on the boards of many anti-Islam organizations, including the Center for Security Policy, the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and also the Clarion Project.


Nonie Darwish

A founder of Former Muslims United. Darwish asserts that “Islam should be fought and should be conquered and defeated and annihilated.


Oskar Freysinger

A member of the board of directors of Stop Islamization of Nations. He played a leading role in the movement to ban Islamic minarets in Switzerland.


Pamela Geller

The cautic mouthpiece of the U.S. Islamophobia network, Geller believes, "Hitler was inspired by Islam."She blogs at Atlas Shrugs and is a leader with the American Freedom Defense Initiative, Jihad Watch, and Stop the Islamization of Nations. Note: Geller also heads Stop Islamization of America, but this entity is identified as an AFDI project.


Pat Robertson

A commentator for Christian Broadcasting Network and the co-founder of American Center for Law and Justice. In 2013, Robertson referenced a Muslim child praying to Allah as worshipping "a demonic presence".


U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-.N.Y.)

Peter King represents a district centered in New York’s, Long Island. He served as chairman of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee from 2010-2012. King has maintained that “80%, 85% of the mosques in this country are controlled by Islamic fundamentalists," and that average Muslims "are loyal," but "don't come forward, they don't tell the police what they know". Additionally in 2007, Representative King said, "Unfortunately, we have too many mosques in this country.”


Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly is the founder and president of The Eagle Forum, and worries about Muslim immigrants "bringing in a bunch of wives who will now go on our welfare".


Richard Swier

Swier is the director of the Sarasota, Fla. chapter of ACT for America.


Rick Joyner

Joyner is the president of the Oak Initiative. He is also the founder/director of Morningstar Ministries and the founder/director of Heritage National Ministries. He has authored more than forty books. His book The Harvest lays out some of his views on Islam: “Islamic terrorists will permeate the West with teams that target Christian organizations and leaders. This is in preparation for an Islamic assault upon the entire world. They will compile computer data on every Christian leader who has any kind of extra-local influence (i.e. newsletters, television or radio outreach).


Robert "Raphael" Shore

A member of Clarion Project's board of directors.


Robert Spencer

A prolific member of the U.S. Islamophobia network, Spencer runs the Jihad Watch web site and is also connected with the David Horowitz Freedom Center, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, and Stop Islamization of Nations. Spencer has referred to Islam's Prophet Muhammad as a "con man. Someone who is knowing [sic] that what he is saying is false, but is fooling his followers." In the same video he asserts, “From a historical standpoint, it is not even clear that Muhammad existed.


Roger Ailes

Ailes is the president and CEO of Fox News Channel. According to a source who spoke to Rolling Stone, "He has a personal paranoia about people who are Muslim -- which is consistent with the ideology of his network."


Ryan Mauro

Mauro is a staff member at the Clarion Project.


Sam Kharoba

Kharoba is the founder of the Counter Terrorism Operations Center. He claims to have trained "over 20,000 federal, state and local law enforcement officers. Kharoba has no formal academic degrees in Islamic studies and no experience in law enforcement. His only claim of any qualification is that he has a pre-university level certificate in Arabic culture, but Arabic culture is not Islam; in fact, only 20 percent of the world’s Muslims are Arabs. Upon review, it was found that large sections of Kharoba’s training manual were word-for-word identical to unreliable web-based sources. The investigation found his most common source was Wikipedia.


Scott Saunders

Saunders is affilliated with the Virginia Beach, Va. chapter of Act for America.


Shalom Lewis

Shalom Lewis is a cleric at the Congregation Etz Chaim synagogue in Marietta, Georgia. Etz Chaim’s website states Lewis “generates a caring warmth”, but his hateful speech about Islam is alarming and barbaric.


Stephanie Reis

Reis is the Virginia State Director for Act for America. In 2010, as part of her welcome message for ACT’s Oklahoma chapter, Reis wrote, “The ideology, politics and religion of Islam has one purpose – to bring the world into submission to Islam and under its laws.


Stephen Coughlin

Now a fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Coughlin holds the beleif that belief that Islam "obligates Muslims to use violence in the name of spreading or defending the faith."


Steven Crowder

A Fox News Channel commentator, Crowder alleges “the real problem is the Quran.


Steven Emerson

The founder of the Investigative Project on Terrorism. Upon reviewing a book he wrote, the New York Times determined that Emerson has "an unfamiliarity with the Middle East and a pervasive anti-Arab and anti-Palestinian bias".


Timothy Wildmon

The president of the American Family Association, Wildmon has said, “[Islam] is, in fact, a religion of war, violence, intolerance, and physical persecution of non-Muslims."


Tom Trento

Trento is the founder and director of The United West. He believes mosques exist to wage a "cultural jihad" against America.


Usama Dakdok

According to the web site of Dakdok's Straight Way of Grace Ministry one of the group's goals is to "expose Islam for what it is, and yes it is worse than a cancer, and this can be shown clearly in the reading of the Qur'an and the Hadith.


Wafa Sultan

Sultan is connected to both Former Muslims United and Stop Islamization of Nations. She says, “I don`t see any difference between radical Islam and regular Islam...You cannot be American and Muslim at the same time.


Walid Shoebat

The founder of the Forum for Middle East Understanding, Shoebat is the author of “The case for Islamophobia,’ a book published in March 2013. Shoebat’s training and speaking events are promoted using his credentials and his “background” as a former PLO terrorist who converted to Christianity. In 2011, CNN researchers “found no evidence” to support Shoebat’s trademark claim of being a “former PLO terrorist.


Former Lieutenant General William Boykin

A board member of the Oak Initiative. Boykin asserts that "[Islam] should not be protected under the First Amendment," that there should be "no mosques in America," that Islam is a “totalitarian way of life,” and that there can be no interfaith dialogue or cooperation between Muslims and Christians.


Zuhdi Jasser

Jasser is founder and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy and a board member of the Clarion Project Under Jasser’s leadership, AIFD is embedded with groups that are dedicated to spreading false information, fear, and distrust of Islam and Muslims.


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Shoebat Foundation

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Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting (CAMERA)

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Citizens for National Security

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Center for the Study of Political Islam

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Recent anti-Islam incidents in Texas

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