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Separation of church (mosque) and state is necessary to protect women's rights and block Islamization

Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?

Submitted by Athena1040 (United States), Aug 27, 2002 at 18:39

I have read that France is now permitting the second and third wives of Muslims who have already immigrated to France to enter France legally to join their husband. Thus, polygamy has been legitimized through the back door.
Sweden was recently scandalized by the murder of Fadime Sahindal by her father. The Kurdish emigree family objected to the young lady's choice in boyfriends. There were many witnesses to the awful deed and the father did not even attempt to deny his crime.
A Norweigan multiculturalist professor is reported in Partisan Review to have stated that Norweigan women needed to understand that Norway was now a multi-cultural society. He cautioned that women would have to understand how Muslim men react to women who are not veiled. In other words, Norweigan women would have to change their ways to avoid offending Muslim men.
There is a benign sounding piece of legislation being considered in America called the Workplace Accommodation Act which would force employers to "accomodate" the religious practices of their employees. American Muslims want prayer rooms, time off for daily prayers and Friday afternoons off provided by private employers.
An American Muslim claims discrimination in America because he believes that his refusal to shake the hand of a female colleague caused him to lose a bid for a desirable position. Under this logic, American unwillingness to accept the Muslim treatment of women constitutes "discrimination."
I submit that the lesson to be learned from these examples is that the separation of church (or mosque) and state is the primary line of defense for the rights of women in today's environment. I would hope that all of Mr. Pipes'
readers join to protect that vital constitutioinal principal and preserve a secular non-Islamized America.

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