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Submitted by Claire (United States), Oct 3, 2007 at 13:51

Prohibition of anything doesn't work. It just creates either black markets, resistance, or simmering hatred. What would work better is to stop all efforts to change anything about another culture--nothing could be changed based on religion--not the food served in schools or the names or dates of holidays (as is happening in the Illinois school district where "Halloween" and "Santa's workshop" are being cancelled or renamed to pacify Muslims.

This must stop. In Muslim countries, they allow nothing non-Islamic outside the walls of churches or synogogues. We need to hold tight to our culture. We need to end all faith-based funding, all school vouchers, and any programs that Islamists can use to receive taxpayer funding. It has to happen.

We also need to recognize that Islam isn't a religion. It's a political system. Even Bin Laden compared Islam to capitalism--not a Western religion. We are treated it according to our religious laws, which is erroneous. We must treat it as another form of government.

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