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One's religion should not determine how a crime is prosecuted

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Submitted by Sigmund (United States), Apr 20, 2013 at 18:40

You are right. We should not say that if a Christian or a Jew kills people it's a crime and if a Muslim does so it's automatically a Jihad. Of course, in some cases a crime may also be part of a Jihad. But still that's no reason not to prosecute it as a crime. Military law does not govern us in the United States and it should not govern us.

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