Tag Archives: Islam

Pakistan’s President Zardari Gets Fatwa For Flirting With Palin

Ruh roh. An Islamic cleric has issued a fatwa against Pakistan’s president Asif Zardari for “flirting” with Sarah Palin. The prayer leader of the infamous Lal Masjid in the heart of Islamabad has issued a decree against President Asif Zardari for publicly making indecent gestures towards the American Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin during their Washington meeting, saying the ...

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NYC Muslims Want Holiday Equality

Undeterred by Mayor Bloomberg’s repeatedly stated opposition to adding more holidays to NYC’s school schedule, Muslim activists are using Rosh Hashanah today to again push for the addition of Muslim holidays. Estimates of the number of Muslims in New York City range from 600,000 to 850,000. Their children comprise about 10-12 percent of the more than 1 million students in ...

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Violence Rocks Sarajevo Pride

Shouting “Kill the gays” and “Allah Akbar”, Islamic rioters attacked participants in yesterday’s first-ever gay pride event in Sarajevo, Bosnia. Dozens of homophobic hooligans attacked participants of Bosnia’s first-ever gay rights festival in Sarajevo on Wednesday, leaving at least two journalists and one police officer injured. The scuffle broke out at the end of the opening ceremony of the four-day ...

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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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