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Muslims shouldn't be singled out by religion

Reader comment on item: Two Germans vs. Islamism

Submitted by sully (United States), Jan 4, 2006 at 09:36

It's wrong to single out immigrants by religion. The all important test for immigration should be the policies of the source country.

For instance - no immigration of majority religion members should be permitted from countries that do not permit real religious freedom to all sects. And - no immigration of majority religion members should be permitted from countries which impose special taxes on minority religious group members. Finally - no clergyman should ever be admitted who does not forthrightly and publicly renounce every clause in his so called sacred literature which calls for dealing harm of subjugation to members of other religions.

As to tagging non-citizens who present a threat - this is unnecessary once it is recognized that there are only two kinds of non-citizen residents. There are those who should be permitted to remain in the country because they can sustain the burden of proof that they are desirable residents. And then there are those who cannot prove their desirability as residents. The latter should be kindly and firmly escorted to the airport for a flight back to their country of origin. What may or may not happen to them once they arrive there is not the responsibility of a host country which ejects them.

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