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Reader comment on item: Bolstering Moderate Muslims
in response to reader comment: being respected means paying and extra tax?

Submitted by moderate Muslim 1 (United States), May 3, 2007 at 19:02

no, you are confused. The jizya is paid if there is a war between a Muslim country and another, and an able bodied non Muslim chooses not to fight, because that is his perogative, he pays a small tax. This is the equivalent of getting a release from a draft for being a conciensious objector in America.


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