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Will Coley

M4L (Muslims for Liberty)
National Director
Maryville, Tennessee

William Coley is a native of Lenoir City, Tennessee.


As National Director for Muslims 4 Liberty, Coley has spent the last five years as a visible political activist within the Muslim community. Mr Coley worked as co-host of America's first Tea Party radio show "Tea Party Patriots Live" on WORL, 660 Orlando. During his time as co-host of TPPL he and show co-host Phil Russo brought to light an obscure campaign to unseat two activist judges on the Florida Supreme Court who had voted to deprive Florida voters from a choice state implementing of Obamacare. As Coley says: "these judges are now seeking employment elsewhere."


On 10/10/10 Coley had the honor of attending the 10th Amendment Summit in Poinciena, Florida as a guest and co-emcee.


He is completing his Islamic Jurisprudence (Fiqh) and Islamic Studies Training in the Maliki school through a WebCT program in Qatar. He also studies independently with Maliki scholars from across the globe. Coley has written papers critiquing the Theory of Abrogation as well as Shariah and Human Rights which have been published on websites for both Islamic education and political activism.


He has also appeared as a guest lecturer at the University of Central Florida, University of Tennessee, and VCC speaking on Islamic history, Sirat (biography of Muhammad), interfaith relations, religion and sociology, Shariah, Shariah and Human Rights, and Introduction to Islam. He has spoken on concepts expressed in "libertarian thought," as they are expressed in the Islamic legal tradition, at the University of Central Florida, Valencia College, University of Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State, and St John's Loyola.


Coley spoke at the 2013 Republican Liberty Caucus National Convention, 2013 Atlanta Music Libertyfest, 2013 Tennessee LP State Convention, Porcfest X, Porcfest XI, Porcfest XII, 2014 Midwest Peace and Libertyfest, 2014 PANDAA Take Back Tour, as well as numerous speaking engagements for tea party, libertarian, and many other civic groups across the southeastern United States.


In 2013 he was honored with a Liberty Inspiration Award, alongside voices like Tom Woods, Ron Paul, John Bush, and Medal of Honor recipient Antonio Beuhler. M4L's work was also recently endorsed by one of America's most sought-after Islamic scholars and speakers, Imam Zaid Shakir. In 2015 he was listed among Anarchant's "11 Libertarians Doing Meanful Things"