Islamophobia
 
--- In contact_um@yahoogroups.com, "Barb" <CHIFFONPUB@...> wrote:
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> A white sheet or black sheet over the head with two eye holes cut out to see. Are we KKK or muslim politically correct appropriate dress code? Satan likes to hide under a sheet?
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> Try saying this in America and CAIR will call you an "Islamophobe."
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http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/296949/20120211/egypt-presidential-candidate-freedom-islam-sharia.htm
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> Hazem Saleh Abu Ismail, Egypt's presidential candidate and a vocal supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, has said that there is no room for personal freedom in Islam.
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> In a recent television interview translated and reported by Jihad Watch, Ismail said that being a Muslim is like being a member of the military, where one has to go by a dictatorial code of conduct.
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> "If you claim that Allah considers it your personal freedom, show me your reference? Nobody has ever said that - except for people have no understanding of Sharia," Ismail said.
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> "If you join (military), then you are obliged to wear their uniform, to attend their classes, to attend the training with them and to obey their leader," Ismail said, comparing military rules to Islamic Sharia.
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> Ismail asserted that he would enforce veil or Hijab for women under his presidency and that if a woman wants to abandon the veil, she should "change her creed". He said he is only obeying Allah, by imposing Islamic dress code.
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> "You see, this is the difficulty; this is Islam. Does she want to be a Muslim and not obey Allah's rules? Let them (women) say so; that's all I ask; let them be honorable and just speak up."
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> However, most Muslim countries, including Egypt, have harsh laws and restrictions against criticizing religion, and blasphemy is a crime that is punishable by death.
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> always,
> Barb
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> Have faith God is at the helm of this Star Ship we call Earth
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So let me get this straight. When Muslims try to impose their religion on others, it's the work of the devil. But when the Catholic Church tries to impose their religion on others (as they did in the recent birth control pill flap), they are exercising their First Amendment rights.

Am I the only one who sees a contradiction here?

Best always
Brother Ron