FCNA

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FCNAFiqh Council of North America
FCNAFootball Club de Nantes Atlantique
FCNAFresno Center for New Americans (Fresno, CA)
FCNAFédération du Commerce Niçois et Azuréen (French trade federation)
FCNAFootball Club Nérac-Albret (French football club)
FCNAForce Command Northern Area (Pakistan)
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What is needed by the Fiqh Council of North America and imams the world over is to go a few steps further.
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The term fiqh al-aqalliyyat was used for the first time in 1994, when the Fiqh Council of North America, under the presidency of Alwani, issued a fatwa that permitted Muslims to vote in the American elections.
The ruling was endorsed by more than 120 Muslim organizations and leaders and was issued by the 18-member Fiqh Council of North America, an Islamic jurisprudence body.
Taha al Alwani, chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America, believes that "the Muslim ummah |community~ only entered its current crisis after ijtihad fell into disuse and was gradually replaced by taqlid." With independent thought no longer desired, law in the Muslim world became dominated by people of a subservient disposition who were attracted to the service of power.
The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) follows guidance from the Fiqh Council of North America, which relies on astronomical calculations of the moon sighting in Mecca, the city in Saudi Arabia that is considered the birthplace of Islam.
In its fatwa, the Fiqh Council of North America said, "It is a violation of clear Islamic teachings that men or women be seen naked by other men and women.
The Fiqh Council of North America, an affiliate of the Islamic Society of North America, counts support from some 500 Muslim leaders and organizations for its condemnation of violence, chairman Muzammil H.
"The Fiqh Council of North America recognizes astronomical calculation as an acceptable Shar'i method for determining the beginning of Lunar months including the months of Ramadan and Shawwal.
The Fiqh Council of North America (FCNA) is requesting that full body scanner software used for airport security be altered to produce only an outline of the body and urged Muslim travelers to ask for alternative pat-down searches.
The Fiqh Council of North America, an 18-member group of Muslim legal scholars, issued the edict as an interpretation of Islamic law for the nation's Muslim community, which some estimate to number as many as 6 million.