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CAIR, hate-crimes and British multiculturalism

Reader comment on item: CAIR's Hate Crimes Nonsense

Submitted by Octavio Johanson (Italy), May 20, 2005 at 02:17

By stressing the importance of hate-crimes, it seems to me that CAIR wants to introduce a British-style multiculturalism in the United States.

The whole concept of hate crimes is vague and can be extended to include a number of activities. It can cover races, religions and nationalities.

Therefore, it could cover black people, Muslims/Jews and, say, the Irish.

It would then be up to the relevant lobbies to make sure that charges are brought against their enemies for hate crimes.

Therefore, if two kids fight at school, and one of them is a Muslim, then the non-Muslim kid would be in big trouble.

British multiculturalism is just like that and it doesn't even spare law-enforcement officials.

Take another example. The United States adopts a British-style multiculturalism, as a result of CAIR's pressure.

A few Muslims are searched by United States immigration officials at the border with Canada.

They argue that the methods used were inappropriate and constitute a hate-crime. The court convicts the immigration-officials.

Hate-crime is a very vague concept and it can mean anything you want. The British have made a mess of their multicultural society, don't let CAIR do the same to the United States.

If the concept of hate-crimes is expanded enough, then a Muslim could argue that his car was stolen because he was a Muslim and that that was a hate-crime.

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