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  • WARNING: Halal Certified Butterball Turkeys Support Islamic Terrorism

    11/22/2011 4:30:16 PM PST · by RnMomof7 · 76 replies
    Now the End Begins ^ | 11/22/2011 | none given
    The meaning of Halal Simply stated, food that is Halal Certified is food that has been prepared in accordance with Muslim Sharia law. Note the following information we got from HalalChoices.com website: “To be halal certified the animal must be facing Mecca, have its throat cut while still alive and then ritually sacrificed by a Muslim who recites a prayer dedicating the slaughter to Allah. Fees must be paid to one of the certifying organisations for this service. Islamic certifying organisations benefit financially from providing this service. They receive a constant stream of funds to support Islamic projects which contribute...
  • Thanksgiving jihad? Butterball sells sharia friendly halal turkeys

    11/23/2011 1:28:24 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 47 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | November 22, 2011 | Michael Stone
    Thanksgiving jihad? Butterball sells sharia friendly halal turkeys Thanksgiving is turkey time, yet many Americans are unaware that the turkey on the menu may be halal, meaning it is slaughtered according to the dictates of sharia, the religious law of Islam. On Monday, reports began circulating around the web that one of America’s largest producers of thanksgiving turkeys, Butterball, slaughters turkeys according to the dictates of sharia law. And apparently Butterball has confirmed the rumor: all Butterball whole turkeys sold in the U.S. are slaughtered in accord with halal, and thus satisfy sharia, Islamic religious law. Halal is a term...
  • Has your Thanksgiving turkey been sacrificed to idols?

    11/22/2011 9:40:15 AM PST · by DetroitRight · 131 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | November 21, 2011 | Drew Zahn
    Apologies if this has already been postedAs you sit down with your family on Thanksgiving and consider offering a prayer of gratitude, be aware the turkey at the center of the table may have already been "blessed" – in the name of Allah. Customer service representatives from Butterball, one of America's most popular Turkey brands, confirmed to WND that the company's whole turkeys are – without being labeled as such – slaughtered according to Islamic "halal" standards. "Halal slaughter involves cutting the trachea, the esophagus and the jugular vein and letting the blood drain out while saying, 'Bismillah allahu akbar'...
  • Libyan Islamists Pushing For Strict Sharia Law Attack Sufi Mosque…

    11/17/2011 8:59:12 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 4 replies
    Bloomberg ^ | 11-17-11 | Christopher Stephen
    Libyan gunmen broke into the Saif al-Nasr mosque in Tripoli early on Nov. 8, smashed open a wooden sarcophagus and removed the remains of Saif al-Nasr, a scholar who died 155 years ago, and a former imam, Hammad Zwai. “These bodies have been moved to a Muslim cemetery,” announced graffiti on the walls, explaining the disapproval by some Islamists of the Sufi Muslim tradition of burying scholars and teachers in mosques to honor them. Muslims pushing for a strict intepretation of Islamic law are jostling for power in the chaos that has gripped Libya since the ouster of Muammar Qaddafi,...
  • MARYLAND submits to shari’a law, caves to Muslim Baghead demands for women-only swimming pool times

    The Columbia Association, which operates 23 pools in Howard, will join other communities that have made similar accommodations to create a more welcoming atmosphere for Muslims and other female swimmers. BALTIMORE SUN When Shehlla Khan’s husband became ill, it fell on her to take their three children to the pool. But for Khan, who is Muslim, the task was difficult. The Columbia resident said she was concerned about people watching her swim in the conservative, cover-all dress required by Islamic dress codes, and thinking: “What’s wrong? Why can’t you take it off?”
  • The Case for Banning Sharia Law in America

    11/14/2011 12:37:02 PM PST · by NYer · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 13, 2011 | JanSuzanne Krasner
    The incompatibility of Islamic sharia law with secular courts stems from the underpinning of Islamism -- the unyielding union of the laws and punishments of the Qu'ran and Hadiths with the country's legal and political system.  Sharia law is the legislation of these religious and criminal rules, which rejects America's constitutional secularism and legal penalties. The Qu'ran commands Muslims to change secular laws to conform to sharia, eventually establishing Islamic law worldwide.  Islamic courts want their fatwas to supersede the civil and criminal laws, untying Muslims from civil secular courts.The facts reveal that in 2008, when the first sharia court...
  • Libya interim leader: No place for extremist Islam ('our Shariah law is moderate')

    11/14/2011 11:12:27 AM PST · by Libloather · 3 replies
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  • New Jihadis Break Stereotypes

    11/08/2011 9:44:14 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    MAGHAREBIA.com ^ | November 4, 2011 | by Mawassi Lahcen for Magharebia in Casablanca
    SNIPPET: "The latest generation of jihadists has never been to an al-Qaeda training camp. These recruits learn everything they need to know online." SNIPPET: "This change, however, is not restricted to the younger generation. Many of the older elements have replaced the Afghan-style dress and long beard with an appearance that avoids attention from security officers." SNIPPET: "Herein lies the danger from sympathisers and supporters of al-Qaeda. That community is now deemed more active and effective than actual elements of al-Qaeda, especially after the crackdown by security agencies around the world. Therefore, we believe that al-Qaeda is now paying special...
  • Deleting Online Jihad on Twitter: The Case of British Jihadi Anjem Choudary - Tweeting...

    11/06/2011 12:07:25 AM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies
    MEMRI.org - Report ^ | November 4, 2011 | Steven Stalinsky
    SNIPPET: "British Jihadi Anjem Choudary Tweets On March 19, 2011, British jihadi Anjem Choudary, spokesman for the banned Islam4UK organization, co-founder of Al-Muhajiroun, and spiritual advisor to the UK Islamist group Muslims Against Crusades (MAC),[18] launched a Twitter account and began tweeting. MAC made headlines last week for threatening a British MP who subsequently called on their activities to be closely monitored by law enforcement.[19] According to his Twitter account, Choudary is "a Muslim who believes that Islam is something we must believe in (Tawheed), live by (Shari'ah) and struggle and sacrifice for (by way of Daw'ah and Jihad)."[20] In...
  • SPAIN: Churches threatened with fines because their churchbells disturb MUSLIM neighbors

    11/03/2011 12:24:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 11 replies
    This is yet further evidence of the bizarre Catalan Nationalist-Mohammedan alliance that seems to have been formed in parts of Catalonia. After a protest held by these “immigrants” in Las Garrigàs, a representative of the local authority assured them that the bell of the local church would be decommissioned if the priest continued to ring it each day. Although the article in Spanish does not further specify the character of these “immigrants”, I don’t think you need to be a genius to reach the obvious conclusion, particularly as Las Gallegas is part of Lérida, which is known to have been...
  • French satirical newspaper firebombed after prophet Mohammed announcement

    11/02/2011 10:22:31 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 5 replies · 1+ views
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | Nov 2 2011 | Henry Samuel
    The offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by a petrol bomb, a day after it named the Prophet Mohammed as its “editor-in-chief” for this week’s issue. The fiercely anti-clerical magazine said the move, which included renaming the publication “Sharia Hebdo”, was intended to "celebrate" the victory of Islamist party Ennhada in Tunisia's election. Charlie Hedbo's editor-in-chief, known as Charb, told France Info radio: "We no longer have a newspaper. All our equipment has been destroyed or has melted." No injuries have been reported A single Molotov cocktail was thrown at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in...
  • The Coming Church-State Wars

    11/01/2011 1:17:42 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/1/2011 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Appearing the other night on the Catholic network EWTN, I was asked by Raymond Arroyo what should be done about Muslim students at Catholic University demanding that the school provide them with prayer rooms, from which crucifixes and all other Catholic symbols that they found offensive had been removed. After a nanosecond I replied, "Kick 'em out!" Let them go to George Washington, the university on the other side of town. Indeed, had Muslim students shown so little loyalty to a school that welcomed them, and of whose Catholicism they were aware when they entered, expulsion would have been justified....
  • The enemy is inside the wire: Shariah front groups now oversee fed's counterextremism training

    11/01/2011 6:03:32 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 21 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 11/1/2011 | Frank J. Gaffney, Jr.
    What would have happened if, during the Cold War, Soviet intelligence had been responsible for training Americans charged with countering communist aggression? Surely, we would not have defeated the USSR. Perhaps, instead, Kruschev's boast that his nation would dance on our graves would have been realized. It should, therefore, be profoundly alarming that, today, the Obama administration is entrusting to agents of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB or Ikhwan in Arabic) the responsibility for approving who and what is used in "countering violent extremism" training for our military, law enforcement, intelligence personnel. The use of the term "countering violent extremism" (or...
  • Muslims Want Catholic School to Provide Room Without Crosses

    10/26/2011 7:37:22 PM PDT · by bkopto · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct 26, 2011 | Staff
    Catholic University has been accused of violating the human rights of Muslim students by not allowing them to form a Muslim student group and by not providing them rooms without Christian symbols for their daily prayers, according to a complaint filed with the Washington, D.C. Office of Human Rights. The 60-page complaint said Muslim students “must perform their prayers surrounded by symbols of Catholicism – e.g., a wooden crucifix, paintings of Jesus, pictures of priests and theologians which many Muslim students find inappropriate.” SNIP Patrick Reilly, the president of the Cardinal Newman Society, an organization that promotes Catholic identity among...
  • Islam makes inroads through U.S. courts

    10/25/2011 9:45:44 PM PDT · by Never A Dull Moment · 16 replies
    WND ^ | 10-25-2011 | Michael Carl
    Islamic law, or Shariah, already is being applied in the U.S. court system, according to an extensive new report. A recent Center for Security Policy study called "Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases outlines dozens of cases in which the Islamic system of law has been applied. Center spokesman David Reaboi said the Islamic strictures are being carried out mostly in cases in which foreigners are the principals. Get your autographed copy of Pamela Geller's "Stop the Islamization of America" directly from WND. "Shariah enters U.S. courts through the practice of comity to...
  • Sharia: Obama-encouraged Libyan transitional council... [Sharia = apartheid!]

    10/25/2011 5:53:57 AM PDT · by Righting · 17 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | Oct. 24, 2011
    Sharia: Obama-encouraged Libyan transitional council approves polygamy,... Daily Caller - Neil Munro ... Abdul-Jalil's announced support for Islamic law could have meant anything between a symbolic nod to fundamentalist rebel groups and a promise for Saudi-style theocracy — complete with apartheid-style treatment of Muslim women and Christians, Jews and other non-Muslims. His announcement ending the Gadhafi-era ban on polygamy suggests that he and his allies intend to implement much of Sharia.
  • Destruction of Copts Is Islamically Correct

    10/15/2011 12:57:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 14, 2011 | Diana West
    I am looking at a reproduction of an old engraving of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher. It is in Bat Ye'or's book "The Dhimmi," which collects primary documents from history to chronicle the impact of Islamic law on non-Muslims through the centuries. What is notable about the image, which is based on an 1856 photograph, is that the church, said to be at the site of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and burial, has no cross and no belfry. Stripped of its Christian symbols, the church stood in compliance with the Islamic law and traditions of the Ottoman (Turkish) Empire, which...
  • Islamists are killing dogs in the Spanish towns when will they start murdering “Harbis”?

    10/12/2011 12:14:19 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 59 replies · 1+ views
    coachisright.com ^ | OCTOBER 12TH, 2011 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Muslims are forbidden to touch dogs. They believe any house where a dog is kept will never be entered by God’s angels. If this was all there was to it, who could quarrel with their position? Jews can’t eat pork (Muslims can’t either) Muslims can’t have anything to do with dogs, what’s the problem? Actually, the Muslims themselves are the problem. Muslims, especially the Islamist Muslims can not and will not leave the question of dogs alone. Because they are taught by their religion that “Allah” commands them to kill dogs, they could not care less who owns a particular...
  • Terror at the Beach

    10/08/2011 7:49:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | September 30, 2011 | Anna Nemtsova
    The beach is crowded with men these days. Powerful, muscled Dagestani men, who practice martial arts and wrestle on the littered sand of the Caspian Sea shore in the capital city of Makhachkala. Some sit around, enjoying boiled ears of corn with butter and salt; others play soccer or ride on their buddies’ shoulders in the waves, competing to see who can last longest without collapsing into the water. Rare groups of shy women in long flannel dresses enter the sea holding children by the hand; their long skirts and colorful hijabs immediately soak up salty water, like sponges....
  • Meet the real Grover Norquist

    10/06/2011 6:54:51 AM PDT · by BrandtMichaels · 14 replies
    WND.COM ^ | 10/06/2011 | Joseph Farah
    Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Va., took to the House floor in an unusual and blistering denunciation of Norquist and his "unsavory" connections. Among those, he cited: his ties to known terrorist financiers Abdurahman Alamoudi and Sami Al-Arian; his support for the Ground Zero mosque; his advocacy for transferring Guantanamo detainees to U.S. soil; his lobbying on behalf of Fannie Mae; his representation of the Internet gambling industry. "Simply put," said Wolf in a sharp attack recorded on C-SPAN, "I believe Mr. Norquist is connected with or has profited from a number of unsavory people and groups out of the mainstream."
  • Eleven Christians receive death threats as false charges emerge against Nadarkhani

    10/03/2011 9:09:44 AM PDT · by bimboeruption · 6 replies
    Christian Today Australia ^ | 10-3-2011 | Unknown to me
    Eleven Iranian Christians who fled Iran in the wake of a government campaign against evangelical Christianity have received threats via email from ‘the unknown soldiers of the Hidden Imam’ calling on them to either repent or face extra-judicial execution. The ‘unknown soldiers’ are alleged to have links with Iranian security services. The email, which was sent to each individual on 14 September, warned the recipients that although they may have managed to flee Iran, they are not hidden from the ‘acute eyes of the unknown soldiers’, who claim they have been advancing to the heart of the ‘Zionist regime’ over...
  • Pastor again refuses to recant as pressure builds on Iran to halt execution

    09/28/2011 3:56:28 PM PDT · by wmfights · 39 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | Sep 28, 2011 | Michael Foust
    WASHINGTON (BP) -- Iran is under increasing pressure from leaders around the world to halt the execution of Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who on Wednesday refused for the fourth and final time to recant his faith and could be executed at any time. In the U.S., Speaker of the House John Boehner released a statement urging Iran to spare the pastor's life and release him. Overseas, British Foreign Secretary William Hague also called on Iran to overturn the sentence. Observers say external pressure could be critical in preventing the Iranian government from performing its first apostasy execution since 1990. Arrested...
  • An Iranian pastor who has refused to renounce his Christian faith faces execution

    09/28/2011 1:00:47 PM PDT · by NoGrayZone · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 28, 2011 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    An Iranian pastor who has refused to renounce his Christian faith faces execution as early as Wednesday after his sentence was upheld by an Iranian court. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/09/28/iranian-pastor-faces-execution-for-refusing-to-recant-christian-faith/#ixzz1ZHKt1HIi
  • Where is Obama on Christian Pastor About to be Executed?

    09/28/2011 12:30:35 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 22 replies
    godfatherpolitics.com ^ | 9/28/2011 | Godfather of Politics
    When President Obama came into office, we were assured that our relationship with Islamic nations would improve. Islam is really a religion of peace. He said the following in his remarks to the Muslim world, delivered on June 4, 2009 in Egypt. “I have come here to seek a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world; one based upon mutual interest and mutual respect; and one based upon the truth that America and Islam are not exclusive, and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles – principles of justice and progress;...
  • ( Pakistan Muslims ) Gang rape: Woman twice abducted and raped by the same men

    09/28/2011 9:35:26 AM PDT · by george76 · 9 replies
    The Express Tribune ^ | September 27, 2011
    SIALKOT: A woman who was abducted and gang raped for the second time by four armed accused two months ago is now pregnant. According to police officials, the accused had abducted the victim as punishment for her getting an annulment through a local court in Gopipur-Satrah, Daska. The victim has now complained that the men who raped her have still not been arrested and she has been receiving death threats. According to police officials, Gopipur resident Tooba Shams had been kidnapped at gunpoint eleven months ago by four landlords and raped. “The men got her to sign blank papers and...
  • Saudi woman to get 10 lashes for driving a car

    09/27/2011 11:20:31 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 32 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sept. 27, 2011
    CAIRO (AP) -- Saudi activists say a court has sentenced a Saudi woman with 10 lashes for defying the kingdom's ban on women driving. Activist Samar Badawi says Shaima Ghassaniya was found guilty Tuesday of driving without the government's permission.
  • ’Ground Zero mosque’ opens quietly

    09/26/2011 9:48:00 PM PDT · by DelanoSAlways · 38 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 22 Sep 2011 | AP
    An Islamic cultural centre close to the site where New York's World Trade Center once stood has opened quietly in spite of scenes last year of vehement protests from those who said the area should not house a mosque. The opening ceremony for the Park51 centre on Wednesday featured a photo exhibit called "NYChildren", displaying over 160 portraits of immigrant children living in New York. Sharif El-Gamal, the center's developer, said the biggest error on the project was not involving the families of 9/11 victims from the start. "We made incredible mistakes," El-Gamal told The Associated Press in an earlier...
  • UK government promises to legalize same-sex ‘marriage’ before 2015

    09/19/2011 8:30:36 AM PDT · by massmike · 21 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 09/16/2011 | PATRICK B. CRAINE
    Britain’s coalition government is aiming to legalize same-sex “marriage” before the next federal election in 2015, announced Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone on Saturday. The move comes after the “personal intervention” of Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron, reports the U.K.’s Daily Mail. Same-sex couples in Britain have been able to access comparable benefits to married couples since 2005 when the country legalized same-sex “civil partnerships.” The government’s latest effort would focus strictly on changing the perennial definition of marriage. Mike Judge, head of communications for The Christian Institute, warned that the change will have vast implications for British society, particularly in...
  • Newark Union Hall Houses Islamic School

    09/15/2011 4:51:36 PM PDT · by DEConservative · 3 replies
    Delaware Observer ^ | 9/15/2011 | Benjamin Thomas
     What caught my eye first was a new Islamic school just up the road from where I live.  There is already a mosque and an Islamic Academy not far away called the Islamic Society of Delaware (more on that later) so it kind of surprised me to see another one because while Delaware has a more and more significant Muslim population, it’s not anywhere near as large as other ethnic groups.  I took another look and I realized something else, the new Islamic school (which I later found to be a lower school from Pre-K through 7th Grade) occupies...
  • OBAMA'S PLAN TO ISLAMICIZE AMERICA

    09/15/2011 7:14:36 AM PDT · by patriot08 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    israel today Magazine ^ | June 28, 2011 | Victor Mordechai
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 | Victor Mordechai Print Version Share | At a meeting of the David Allen Lewis “Eschatology Club” a year ago in Springfield, Missouri, where I was the featured speaker, I was told by the organizers that in the previous monthly meeting, Pastor Don Jones made a disturbing statement about President Barack Obama’s plan to Islamicize America. Jones went to one of his orphanages in Haiti after the massive earthquake there and met with a senior UN official, who said Obama had told him that the US would be a Muslim country by 2016, or by the...
  • Ex-Muslim Author: Koran Demands ‘Jihad’ & Teaches Believers to ‘Hate’ Christians and Jews

    09/15/2011 7:18:31 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 17 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | Sept 13, 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    Al Fadi, a Saudi native now living in America, is setting out to educate the West about his former religion — Islam. His message, rooted in what he says are deep convictions and personal truth, is sure to inspire controversy. Al Fadi converted to Christianity after coming to the United States for college. While he claims that he initially planned to convert everyone he met to Islam, something completely unexpected happened. After meeting Christians for the first time in his life, al Fadi became enamored. He explained his conversion to CBN’s Erick Stakelbeck: “Basically, the more I met people who...
  • Our Canine Heroes and Islamic Dogophobia

    09/14/2011 4:52:15 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 73 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Tuesday, September 13, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    Kalb, or dog, is one of the worst possible insults in the Muslim world. Call a man Kalb or Kalb ibn Kalb, if you want the knives to come out. In Afghanistan, those who fled the Taliban and returned to help the Coalition rebuild the country are called "Sag shouey" or "Dog washers" since Americans are infidel dogs and the Afghans who cooperate with Americans are menial servants of the dogs. Mohammed, in addition to his affinity for pre-teen girls also had a compulsive hatred of dogs. Some Hadiths quote him ordering the killing of all dogs, others show him...
  • It's Not About Terrorism... It's About Shariah

    09/08/2011 11:35:31 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 10 replies
    radicalislam.org ^ | Sept 5, 2011 | Clare M. Lopez
    If there were just one single concept about Islam and jihad and terrorism that I could convey as we approach the tenth commemoration of the 9/11 attacks, it would be this: it’s not about the violence. It’s not just about the terrorism. It’s about shariah. It’s about Islamic law. Americans across the country are preparing to mark September 11, 2011 as a solemn observance in memory of the thousands of people killed and injured in the horrific attacks of ten years ago. It is right and proper that we should do so. The damage to property slowly is being repaired,...
  • Islamic Sharia Law Proliferates in Germany

    09/08/2011 10:55:00 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 12 replies
    Hudson Institute ^ | 8 Sept 2011 | Soeren Kern
    The spread of Islamic Sharia law in Germany is far more advanced than previously thought, and German authorities are "powerless" to do anything about it, according to a new book about the Muslim shadow justice system in Germany. The 236-page book titled "Judges Without Law: Islamic Parallel Justice Endangers Our Constitutional State," which was authored by Joachim Wagner, a German legal expert and former investigative journalist for ARD German public television, says Islamic Sharia courts are now operating in all of Germany's big cities. This "parallel justice system" is undermining the rule of law in Germany, Wagner says, because Muslim...
  • DOJ in bed with Islamic supremacist groups - FOIA request yields 14,000 Muslim 'outreach' docs

    09/06/2011 6:10:03 PM PDT · by opentalk · 24 replies
    WNDS ^ | September 6, 2011 | Pamela Geller
    While doing research for my new book, "Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance," I discovered some startling information about the full extent of Muslim Brotherhood infiltration in the Department of Justice and its brazen pro-Muslim activities. And when I inquired for documentation related to these activities, the DOJ's response to me indicated that the agency's ties with Islamic supremacist groups in the U.S. are far more extensive than anyone has realized....I asked him for "all communications between any employee of the Civil Rights Division and the Islamic Society of North America [ISNA], the Council on...
  • New York Times: America Should Embrace Sharia Law

    09/05/2011 9:56:23 AM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 64 replies
    godfatherpolitics.com ^ | godfatherpolitics.com
    What?! Below is an excerpt from the New York Times. No wonder they are losing readers. With thinking like this, we might as well hand the United States of America over to the Middle East. Letting Muslims and people of other cults practice voluntary ecclesiastical law within their communities is one thing. Muslims wants Shariah law to be the law of the land. State governments are getting smart and shoring up their laws to prevent the courts from forcing Sharia law on American citizens. The New York Times should implement Sharia law upon its employees before letting them write articles...
  • Don’t Fear Islamic Law in America (NY Slimes Mega-Barf)

    09/03/2011 1:28:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 30 replies
    NY Times ^ | Sept. 2, 2011 | ELIYAHU STERN
    MORE than a dozen American states are considering outlawing aspects of Shariah law. Some of these efforts would curtail Muslims from settling disputes over dietary laws and marriage through religious arbitration, while others would go even further in stigmatizing Islamic life: a bill recently passed by the Tennessee General Assembly equates Shariah with a set of rules that promote “the destruction of the national existence of the United States.” Supporters of these bills contend that such measures are needed to protect the country against homegrown terrorism and safeguard its Judeo-Christian values. The Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has said that...
  • Iranian news agency publishes list of U.S. citizens and lawmakers

    09/02/2011 2:07:54 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 2 September 2011 | Clare Lopez and W. Thomas Smith
    Iran’s Khomeinist news agency, Press TV – long recognized for its Jihadist-supporting broadcasts – has published what is being referred to as a veritable “hit piece” against many leading U.S. media companies, commentators, antiterrorism experts, legislators, and at least one presidential candidate – calling several by name – in what the news agency considers to be “The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America.” And what observers fear may reveal a more sinister motive.
  • The Administration Takes on ‘Islamophobia’

    09/02/2011 9:05:41 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 21 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | Sept 1, 2011 | Nina Shea
    The White House is giving free-speech opponents a megaphone. An unprecedented collaboration between the Obama administration and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC, formerly called the Organization of the Islamic Conference) to combat “Islamophobia” may soon result in the delegitimization of freedom of expression as a human right. The administration is taking the lead in an international effort to “implement” a U.N. resolution against religious “stereotyping,” specifically as applied to Islam. To be sure, it argues that the effort should not result in free-speech curbs. However, its partners in the collaboration, the 56 member states of the OIC, have no...
  • "If We Come to Power, We will Launch a Campaign of Islamic Conquests to Instate Shari'a Worldwide"

    08/31/2011 8:02:03 AM PDT · by markomalley · 28 replies
    Memri ^ | 8/29/11
    On August 13, 2011, the Egyptian daily Roz Al-Yousef published an interview[1] with Sheikh 'Adel Shehato, a senior official in Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), who, on March 23, 2011, was freed from prison in the wake of the Egyptian revolution. He was imprisoned in 1991 upon returning from a three-year sojourn in Afghanistan.In the interview, Shehato expressed complete opposition to democracy "because it is not the faith of the Muslims, but the faith of the Jews and Christians." He said that although the youth of the Arab revolutions have not declared the implementation of shari'a as one of their goals,...
  • The debate over Sharia law creeps into American politics

    08/28/2011 12:59:38 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Christian Telegraph ^ | August 28, 2011
    A panel discussion in Tennessee moderated by the First Amendment Center took place this week, addressing a growing legal concern in the United States, reports MNN. There are roughly 20 states that have legislative measures filed barring judges from considering Sharia law in their decisions. Four states have passed legislation. An earlier restatement of a Tennessee law would effectively criminalize the practice of Islam, punishing those individuals with up to 15 years in prison.Open Doors advocacy coordinator Lindsay Vessey explains, "Sharia law is basically Islamic law, and that deals with everything from legal issues to social issues and marital issues--it...
  • Allahu Akbar… Michael Bloomberg Tells Ramadan Audience: "We Are All… Muslims"

    08/28/2011 10:47:05 AM PDT · by opentalk · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 26, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    This guy puts the fruit in fruitcake. Michael Bloomberg shamed those who oppose the Ground Zero Victory Mosque and told a Ramadan audience this week, “We are all Muslims.”CNN reported: We are now in the Islamic holy month of fasting called Ramadan, and Bloomberg hosted last night an annual iftar, or fast-breaking dinner, at Gracie Mansion. In his his remarks, Bloomberg, who has previously supported the Park51 project in the name of both property rights and religious freedom, once again spoke truth to fear and hatred. He admitted that “there are people of good will on both sides of the...
  • Islam Is Not Part of Our Civilization

    08/26/2011 2:21:14 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 8/25/2011 | Bill Warner
    Obama said at the latest White House Iftar dinner: Like so many faiths, Islam has always been part of our American family, and Muslim Americans have long contributed to the strength and character of our country, in all walks of life. These words have no basis in fact. Islam is not part of our civilization because its foundational principles are opposite to ours. Our civilization is built on the foundation of critical thought (how we think) and the Golden Rule (ethics). Islam is built on submission (authoritative thought) and ethical dualism. » If you like this article, please subscribe to...
  • Women’s Worth in Islam

    08/24/2011 6:18:28 AM PDT · by bayouranger · 15 replies
    Rightsidenews.com ^ | Aug 20,2011 | Amil Imani
    In 1973, the General Assembly of the United Nations opened for signature and ratification the International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (ICSPCA). It defined the crime of apartheid as: "Inhuman acts committed for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial [religious] group of persons over any other racial [religious] group of persons and systematically oppressing them."[Italics are mine] The declaration prohibits, “Acts such as murder, infringement on freedom or dignity, arbitrary arrest and imprisonment, imposition of inhumane living conditions, forced labor, or enacting measures calculated to prevent a racial [religious] group...
  • Muslims see ‘foreign law’ bill as attack on Shariah

    08/23/2011 7:14:41 AM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 22, 2011 | Andrea Billups
    A national drive against citing “foreign” laws in U.S. courts - one that critics say is a veiled attack on Islamic Shariah law - has reached the state with the nation’s largest concentration of Muslims. The Michigan bill, which mirrors “American Laws for American Courts” legislation introduced in more than 20 other states, was introduced in June by state Rep. Dave Agema, Grandville Republican. He has argued that it has nothing to do with Islam or the faith’s Koran-based Shariah law, but is designed to stop anyone who seeks to invoke a foreign law in state courts. Mr. Agema’s proposal...
  • Libyan Draft Constitution: Sharia is ‘Principal Source of Legislation’

    08/22/2011 11:42:54 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 1 replies
    heritage.org ^ | August 22, 2011 | Lachlan Markay
    The dust has not yet settled over the Libyan capital of Tripoli since rebels took control over the weekend. But already, a draft constitutional charter for the transitional state has appeared online (embedded below). It is just a draft, mind you, and gauging its authenticity at this point is difficult. There is also no way to know whether this draft or something similar will emerge as the final governing document for a new Libyan regime. As both the Morning Bell and Washington in a Flash noted today, Heritage Fellow Jim Phillips recently pointed out that Islamist forces “appear to make...
  • Libyan Draft Constitution: Sharia is ‘Principal Source of Legislation’

    08/22/2011 11:41:43 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Heritage ^ | August 22, 2011 | Lachlan Markay
    The dust has not yet settled over the Libyan capital of Tripoli since rebels took control over the weekend. But already, a draft constitutional charter for the transitional state has appeared online (embedded below). It is just a draft, mind you, and gauging its authenticity at this point is difficult. There is also no way to know whether this draft or something similar will emerge as the final governing document for a new Libyan regime.As both the Morning Bell and Washington in a Flash noted today, Heritage Fellow Jim Phillips recently pointed out that Islamist forces “appear to make up...
  • Libyan Draft Constitution: Sharia is ‘Principal Source of Legislation’

    08/22/2011 12:02:53 PM PDT · by icanhasbailout · 21 replies
    The Foundry ^ | 8/22/2011 | Lachlan Markay
    The dust has not yet settled over the Libyan capital of Tripoli since rebels took control over the weekend. But already, a draft constitutional charter for the transitional state has appeared online (embedded below). It is just a draft, mind you, and gauging its authenticity at this point is difficult. There is also no way to know whether this draft or something similar will emerge as the final governing document for a new Libyan regime. As both the Morning Bell and Washington in a Flash noted today, Heritage Fellow Jim Phillips recently pointed out that Islamist forces “appear to make...
  • Punjab: Christian family held slave to a Muslim landowner for 30 years

    08/22/2011 11:09:16 AM PDT · by americanophile · 18 replies
    Spero News ^ | August 21, 2011 | Spero News
    A Christian family consisting of 26 persons, including women and children, lived in slavery for over 30 years. Forced to work on a farm belonging to a wealthy Muslim landowner Rahim Yar Khan, in a district of the province of Punjab, only recently managed to regain freedom. Reduced to servitude for three decades, the family members escaped their captor through the intervention of the leaders of the Catholic Diocese of Bahawalpur. Meanwhile the abduction of Christian girls, forced to marry Muslim men and forcibly converted to Islam, continue. The latest incident took place at Quetta: the young girl, after two...
  • True Colors: Shariah Law In Michigan

    08/22/2011 12:22:48 PM PDT · by clove · 14 replies
    Breitbart Big Peace ^ | Aug 22nd 2011 at 11:26 am | Dr. Marc Weisman
    Every once in a while an issue arises that can leave no doubt as to one’s true colors. Clear examples of this are the congressional bills that unambiguously prevent judges in American courts from citing or using Sharia in their rulings. If you support them, you oppose Islamic law in America; if you oppose them, you don’t. The purity of this issue doesn’t allow for prevarication. Michigan Representative Dave Agema, R-Grandville, has introduced the newest of these bills. While it doesn’t openly reference Islamic law (Sharia), it clearly intends to prevent judges from including Sharia in their rulings. The bill...