Skip to comments.Muslims say no to condom machines
Posted on 12/12/2005 12:28:50 PM PST by LibWhacker
PLANS to install 500 condom vending machines in the capital of one of India's worst HIV/AIDS-affected states have angered Muslim groups so much they have taken to the streets to protest a "condom culture". Critics of the plan by the Tamil Nadu government and India's National Aids Control Organisation to put 500 machines in the capital of Chennai and 1000 more across the state later said it would degrade women and corrupt the young.
"We must fight AIDS, but these machines at public places will only promote sex outside marriage among the younger generation," said MH Jawahirullah, who heads Tamil Nadu's largest Muslim group, the Muslim Munnetra Kazhagam (Muslim Progressive Party).
Over 200 Muslim women, many in veils, hit the streets of Chennai waving placards denouncing the plan and shouting: "Don't ruin our culture, Remove these machines."
"The government is spreading condom culture through these machines under the pretext of fighting AIDS," Fatheema Jalal, convenor of the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, a Muslim group, told the rally.
"By this, our society will get more permissive and our youth will be ruined," she said.
India has more than five million HIV/AIDS sufferers, second only to South Africa.
But efforts to combat the spread of the disease have come up against deeply conservative traditions.
A popular south Indian actress was pelted with sandals, tomatoes and rotten eggs and hauled before a court in Tamil Nadu for saying recently it was okay for women to have sex before marriage, as long as it was safe sex, and that men should not expect their brides to be virgins.
While rejecting claims by some Muslim leaders that condoms were un-Islamic, Mr Jawahirullah said his party would also start protests if the machines were put in place.
"These machines are a monstrosity! We cannot feel the goats!"
Muslims say no to condom machines....
- why are they talking to condom machines?
Well, even Muslims are right once in a while.
..plus they leave these tiny little ugly rings on your mule or camels a** if not used within the first fifteen years of carting them around the middle east.
How many goats must die?
Such an enlightened bunch...NOT.
They wouldn't know what to do with them anyway...............
When leftists-who-love-Islamofacists meet Islamofacists...
Muslim birth control. Any questions?
Geez, don't thse boneheads like anything? Outrage at this, outrage at that. Now its condoms. No doubt a satanic import from the really, really evil United States.
I am sure the goats are very, very disappointed as well.
"We must fight AIDS, but these machines at public places will only promote sex outside marriage among the younger generation,"
if they are the highest infection population, then the elder who made the observation is way behind reality. obviously there is a great deal of multi sex partners outside of marriage. they need to condomize. but then again.... maybe its all good....
Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
You can't knock up a donkey's butt.
Catholic World News : India's Muslims reject birth-control pressure
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How can they be degraded any lower than they are now?
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