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prophet mohammed said " who ever changes his islamic religion, KILL him "

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Submitted by Phil Greend (Canada), Jun 24, 2009 at 23:30

The holy book of islam, the quran does say to kill anyone who leaves islam. Yes there are other quotes that are often given by islamists that say there is no requirements in islam. However these parts of the quran are from early in the life of the prophet mohammed, when he had no power and was trying to get people to follow him. Later in life when he had power, then he started telling people what they were going to do or else.

The prophet mohammed did say " if anyone changes his islamic religion KILL him "

This has been official policy in many islamic countries and semi-official in many muslim countries. Plus there is an absolute belief in islamists that whatever the prophet mohammed did or said is perfect and must always be followed.

Clearly there is compulsion in islam. This is one of the reasons that islam is sometimes not thought of as a religion but rather as a cult. If it were a real religion then it could stand on its own two feet and face an examination or questioning. There is no islamic country where you can question islamic teachings and now in the West the number of places where you can question islam is growing smaller. This due to p.c. type pressure and islamists yelling racism.

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