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Reader comment on item: Hijabs on Western Public Women

Submitted by Aliix (United States), Sep 28, 2009 at 15:57

Appeasing Islam by wearing the headscarf should not be viable for all women who wish to keep their dignity. It is well-known in fundamentalist Islam that women are worth less [specifically one-half] than men. The testimony of a woman is worth only one half of a man's in court in Sharia law, women are only supposed to receive one-half of an inheritance as men.

And most of all Muhammad himself calls women intellectually and religiously deficient in Sahih Al-Bukhari. A religion which doesn't believe in women as equals is not worthy of the respect of women.

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