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Submitted by Keith Williams (United States), Dec 23, 2008 at 23:10

Hi Jerry,

You wrote that:
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Tell me, Mr. Williams....do you agree with the sura that says that "the rock will cry out that there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him"...
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This is not in the Qur'an.

>>or with the suras that call upon the Umma to subjugate all non-Muslims and give them three choices: convert is Islam, agree to submit to Islamic law and pay the Jizra (poll tax), or death?
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This was in the past. Almost the same as all Empires of those days with the exception that Islam was much better.

Submitting....

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