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A lesson in Constitutional Law for Moderate Muslim

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Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), May 10, 2007 at 18:32

Moderate Muslim plays stupid by asking (about the Constitution of the United States):

"Explain where it contradicts with Islam. It really doesnt"It does, from beginning to end. The concept of equality and freedom under law is foreign to Islam. Let's go over some parts, shall we?

US Constitution (Article VI, Clause 2):

This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.

Problem: Islam does not recognize any authority above Islam itself. CAIR chairman Omar Ahmad stated (and I quote):

"Islam isn't in America to be equal to any other faith, but to be dominant. The Koran should be the highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion on earth."

The Koran is polluted with statements proclaiming that Islam is supreme, Islamic teachings say the same thing, and most Muslims agree. In other words, the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the country, but Islam sees itself above the Constitution. Islamic scholars, the Koran, and all other major sources of Islamic teachings claim that Islamic law is above Constitutional Law.

Furthermore, let us look at our Declaration of Independance, which states:

"We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness"Islam clearly does not believe this, because women are treated as partial citizens. Christians, Jews, and other non-Muslims do not enjoy the same rights as Muslims in Islamic countries. Throughout history, Islam has inflicted slavery, death, or subjugation on non-Muslims. Clearly Islam does not agree with the idea of all men being created free and equal.

There's no need to waste any more time examining this. Discussing things with you, Michael - er - Moderate Muslim, is a waste of time. You refuse to deal with facts.

Finally, you wrote:

"You lack the first hand knowledge needed to understand the issue."

On the contrary, it is you who lacks the insight, the knowledge, the intelligence, the honesty, and the integrity to deal with the issue. You cower from challenges, you evade, you obfuscate, you refuse to address reality. Your claims are as absurd and meaningless as always. You bore me.


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