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A missed opportunity

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Submitted by Robert Corrow (United States), Oct 17, 2006 at 03:05

One newspaper reporter stated:

"The Quran, Islam's holy book, strictly forbids carrying alcohol. "

Of course, neither he nor the cabbies can cite the appropriate Qur'anic chapters or verses which support their claim; because such a prohibition does not exist.

The attempted imposition of shair'a law, in this country, by those cabbies was bad enough.

That no one challenged the veracity of their claims is inexcuseable.

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