Submitted by jkman (United States), Jan 2, 2009 at 01:58
No, it is not the weapon or the burqa which cause the crime. But the individual USING the weapon or WEARING the burqa that commits the crime.
But think about it. Both are used in the act of commiting the crime. One is a tool used to cause death/harm. The other is used to conceal the identity. Yes there are other uses for both, I know that, we don't need to go into that. It's not what's being discussed here.
Now. Lets outlaw weapons. What happens? All of a sudden all the weapons are gone? NOPE! So...what happens? Think about it. Who gives them up? The law abbiding citizens. Not the criminals. Do you really think that someone who is going to kill someone w/ a gun is really gonna worry about a weapon possession charge when they are up for murder? Sheez, get a clue! I have the same argument w/ liberals/democrats. Go ask Great Briton/Japan/Austrailia how that is working out or them. Ask them how the numbers of violent crimes like rapes and murders sky rocketed after they did so.
The weapons in the hands of law abbiding citizens are deterents first and formost. Are you going to go break into a house to commit a crime if you know there is a possibility they have a weapon they know how to use inside w/ them? Or are you more likely to hit a house where you KNOW there is no weapon inside?
As for the burqa. It's a really nice tool to use to conceal ones identity, isn't it? It's a nice intimidation tool isn't it?
Now. What happens if you outlaw the burqa? Is anybody's life endangered because you now have to show your face? No. Yes, it may be against YOUR religouse rules, but not ours. Your in America, if your muslim countries are so great that you want to make America into Iran/Iraq/Afganahstan, by all means, go back, but leave our country alone. And while your at it leave Isreal alone as well. I
f you want to wear your burqa's in your own home or in your own place of buisness or religouse place of worship, fine. Knock yourself out. But on our streets/homes/places of buisness, leave em off. Let us see your faces. Us men promise, we will TRY to control ourselves. Scouts honor!
Some women who are raped are in the wrong place at the wrong time (NOT saying they deserve it, cause the don't), but I'm sure that someone as religous as one who wears the burqa wouldn't put themselves in those situations. Second, rapists are opportunists. They don't wait for the most beautiful girl to come along then rape her. They look for easy targets. Easy circumstance.
It's also not about sex w/ most of them. It's about domincance and a host of other things, but sex is usually on the bottom of the list.
Also, I'm sorry. Are you saying that all those muslim men have the upmost control and there is no rape amongst muslims? Oh...the WOMEN arn't raped, becuase they wear the burqas. The little boys and girls don't wear the burqa's, so they are fare game because there beauty just makes the men loose control? What kinda crap is that? That has to be what your saying. Women wear burqa's so that the men don't loose control. Are the men really that weak? They have no self control? Wow, do you realize how weak that sounds?
Ya, ya, all the other reasons you stated too, what-ever. Maybe those are ligit, but, don't you think those reasons would be just as effective w/out the face mask?
"from enemies, rapists, bad eyes, scorching heat, chilly cold weather and most of all it protects your skin and keeps you fresh as a chocolate in a wrapper"
From enemies? What...the infidels? Rapists, bad eyes. We already talked about that. Scorching heat, chilly weather? Talked about that too, w/ a good hoody on, ya don't need the face mask. Protects your skin? Get over it. It's NOT that big a deal. Keeps you fresh as a chocolate in a wrapper? Are you kidding me? My that stench has got to be horrible. You don't use or believe in deoderant and she's cooking inside that thing all day. There is NOTHING fresh about that my friend. It's proably one step short of a sewer plant. Where do you get that crap? Do YOU actually believe it? Sheez.
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