Rayan Toliver of Arlington, Texas, holds a sign that reads "We Believe In Peace & Love", as Toliver joined other supporters for a muslim conference against hate and terror at the Curtis Culwell Center, Jan. 17, 2015, in Garland, Texas. (AP Photo)

Is There Room For Islam In Democracy, Freedom Of Speech, And Secularism?

“If Islam is portrayed as a mortal enemy to Western civilization and values it is because it poses a formidable obstacle to imperialistic hegemonic interests,” a Canadian scholar tells MintPress.