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Should I Vote for A Candidate Just Because They're Muslim?

Short Answer: No, a Muslim should not just look at the religious affiliation of, or their personal connections with, a certain candidate who is running for office, when deciding who to vote for. Rather, one should consider the holistic picture of each candidate, including his religious beliefs, as well as the scale of harm or loss that would occur …

Why Don’t Muslims Accept Universal Human Rights?

Salam (Peace), Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question. Though the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is called “universal”, one of the assumptions constantly voiced by its secular proponents is the idea that these rights are irrelevant to the worldview of religion in general and Islam in particular. If this is accepted, their claim …

Is Islam the Solution for Contemporary Problems

Is Islam the Solution for Contemporary Problems?

Salam Dear Shamshad, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Where Does It Come From? As far as I know, “Islam is the solution” is a saying that one of the Islamic reformist groups is taking as its slogan, but I didn’t realize that it has reached that far to India. …


What Is Islam's Stance on Democracy?

Wa `alaykum as-Salamu wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. Dear brother, thank you for your question and for your interest to be more knowledgeable about Islam. As for your question, there is …

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