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Submitted by Pat (United States), Mar 18, 2006 at 13:12

"if you listen closely to what he is saying, he in his mind is just carry out the call of his God Allah as he interpets the Koran."

Sorry, but his "religious freedom" doesn't give him the right to the take my life or anyone else's. Would you be so understanding if he had killed a member of your family as he answered " the call of his God Allah"?

Does your religion call YOU to kill people who don't believe as you do?

Before you and Harrak say that we are killing Muslims in a war, please remember that they were chanting "Death to America" when we had not a single soldier in the Middle East. We are not in this war because of religion, either. Usama bin Laden IS.
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