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is the moslem religion protected by the u.s.constitution?

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Submitted by i.m.gurary (Canada), Feb 4, 2003 at 15:32

there is something basic that i simply dont understand
as far as i know, the federal goverment policy is that the freedom of religion guaranteed in the consitution, does not always override other freedoms guaranteed in the constitution.
therefore if a certain religion preaches murder for other u. s. citizens, freedom of religion does not shelter the people practising it, from being tried and prosecuted.
why then does not the u.s. attorney general make a thorough research what moslem sects and mosque afiliations have?
.... if radicals are found, all their status should be removed, and any preacher who incites to hate harm and murder should be dealt with the real wrath of the already existing law.
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