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RE:The Koran and Democracy- Bader

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Submitted by WeAreAllDanes! (United States), Mar 8, 2006 at 22:58

"Yes you are correct in the sense that most Muslim countries incorporate some Sharia Laws in their legal systems. But as the following examples show, Sharia Laws that are incorporated have to do mostly with "personal-status law"."

In how many Muslim countries is blasphemy and apostasy from Islam illegal? Is that a "personal status" law? In the West, that's a cornerstone of freedom.

"He himself was pained to see that the media chose to focus on the sensational images of a few Palestinians rejoicing."

It wasn't a few, Mr. Bader. In fact, the PA threatened the reporters trying to film it. Why did Osama become such a popular baby name in the Middle East after 9/11?

http://www.beliefnet.com/story/111/story_11124_1.html

""Particularly distressing is the fact that many American Muslims have fled to the United States, seeking a haven from intolerant regimes in Kosovo, Afghanistan or Iraq. For them now to face intolerance and violence here is an abuse of our Nation's most deeply cherished beliefs" they said."

Always the victim. It's all about you. Whenever there's a condemnation of an attack - if there is one, it's followed with a "but". The West has been remarkably tolerant of Muslims over the centuries. That has never been returned in kind. When I can build a church in Mecca, I'll care about people being intolerant towards Islam.
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