3 years ago
Dr. Ingrid Mattson was told that dogs are haram (forbidden) when she first converted to Islam. But the issue is WAY more nuanced than that.
When she became a scholar and the first female president of ISNA, one of the largest Muslim organizations in the world, she decided to get a dog named Ziggy to protect her family.
"Watchful Eyes," is our first installment of Homegrown Homies, a video series taking a HUMAN look at the lives of Muslim Americans.
Can Muslims have dogs? Read Dr. Mattson's explanation: http://huff.to/1FldjAb