Tag Archives: Islam

This Week In Religious Nuttery

– Saudi Arabia’s Islamic Sharia court has ruled that satellite television operators that beam “immodest” programming during Ramadan are subject to to the death penalty. Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan: “What does the owner of these networks think, when he provides seduction, obscenity and vulgarity? Those calling for corrupt beliefs, certainly it’s permissible to kill them.” – Some Hassidic Jews in Brooklyn’s ...

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Muslims Demand End To Bosnia Pride

Bosnian Muslims are demanding that this month’s first-ever gay pride events be canceled because they occur during Ramadan. Opposition to gay pride has been fueled by the Islamic magazine Saff. Columnist Ezher Beganovic has called for the government to cancel the festival. Calling the four day event a “festival of homosexuality” that is an affront to Islam, Beganovic warned in ...

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Pat Condell On Secularphobia

Catching up on my YouTube subscriptions, I watched this latest post from my favorite anti-theist, Pat Condell. A one-time stand-up comedian, Condell is much more appealing to me than rant kings Christopher Hitchens or Richard Dawkins. Still, I’m almost surprised that his famous 2007 post, The Trouble With Islam, hasn’t gotten him killed.

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Anglican Church Predicts Sharia Law
For Parts Of Britain

Dr. Rowan Williams, head of communion for England’s Anglican Church, says that it is “unavoidable” that Islamic Sharia law will be adopted in parts of the country and that a “reasonable accommodation” must be made over the issue. “It seems unavoidable and, as a matter of fact, certain conditions of Sharia are already recognised in our society and under our ...

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HomoQuotable – Bruce Bawer

“Not very long ago, Oslo was an icy Shangri-la of Scandinavian self-discipline, governability, and respect for the law. But in recent years, there have been grim changes, including a rise in gay-bashings. The summer of 2006 saw an unprecedented wave of them. The culprits, very disproportionately, are young Muslim men. “It’s not just Oslo, of course. The problem afflicts most ...

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