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Islam is Submission

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Submitted by Bruce (United States), Oct 30, 2008 at 15:43

Keith, you say Islam does not strip a person of their inalienable rights. Well, I suppose that depends on what rights you consider inalienable. Apparently, under Islamic law, women do not have the inalienable right to an education, a job, a career, or to even go out in public alone. How does this NOT deprive them of their inalienable right to liberty? Aparently under Islamic law gays and lesbians are not tolerated. How does this NOT deprive them of their inalienable right to pursue their own happiness. Apparently under Islamic law non-Muslims are not only less than full citizens, but not citizens at all.

Their homes, property, livelihood and even their lives may be taken from them at any time, and under islamic law it is not even considered a crime. Tell me Keith, if a non-Muslim can be indiscriminately killed by a Muslim and not face criminal charges under Shari'a law, how has that victim NOT been deprived of his or her inalienable right to life. And remember that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is not an exclusive list of our inalienable rights. The U.S. Constitution merely says that "[people] are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights, and chief amongst these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Unlike Christianity or Judaism, only Islam requires it followers to convert, tax or execute non-believers.

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