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Islam and the US Constitution

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Submitted by Michael Glass (United States), Oct 12, 2005 at 07:38

Here is the oath of allegiance said of every naturalized citizen:

"I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the armed forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God."

This is valid for every US citizen. In light of this, how can a Muslim even be a citizen, native-born or naturalized, when his Islamic creed is subversive to the Constitution of the US?

FREEDOM OF RELIGION: "So, fight them till all opposition ends and the only religion is Islam." Qur'an 8:39

EQUAL PROTECTION: "O you who believe! do not take the Jews and the Christians for friends; they are friends of each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one of them; surely Allah does not guide the unjust people. Qur'an 5:51

Can you imagine how this creed would go over on The O'Reilly Factor?

" So, fight them till all opposition ends and the only religion is Baptist!."

" O you who believe! do not take blacks and Latinos for friends; they are friends of
each other; and whoever amongst you takes them for a friend, then surely he is one
of them; surely God does not guide blacks or Latinos."

Why isn't this inconsistently brought up? We have our own mutaween (religious police) It's called political correctness.
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