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RELIGION: Treat Muslims as their law dictates

Letter by William E. Moore, Puyallup on Sep. 24, 2010 at 10:33 am with 23 Comments »
September 24, 2010 10:33 am

Re: “Jail limits religion, lawsuit suggests” (9-23).

This lawsuit is absurd. These men were convicted of second-degree murder.

They say that they are being unfairly treated as Muslims. As I read it, as per Muslim law, they should be killed the same way that they killed others.

They want to be treated as Muslims? Treat them as Muslims as per the Koran: “It is permissible to slay the murderer the same way he slew his victim(s), or to punish the aggressor the same way he violated his victim:”

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  1. Let’s hear it for Sharia. Perhaps they could saw each other’s heads off.

  2. OldLefty says:

    Shall we take some of the ancient text of Christianity and apply it today?

    The case law lesson of a blasphemer being stoned to death, and other applications of the death penalty (Leviticus 24:10–23), including anyone having “a familiar ghost or spirit”, a child insulting its parents (Leviticus 20), and a special case penalty for prostitution (Leviticus 21)
    .

  3. OldLefty says:

    Oh I’m sorry, gang.

    I forgot that Christians have a special “get out of hell free” card so they get to practice religion in jail and even are “forgiven”.

    The Muslims need to think up a “Savior” character instead of just a messenger from God.

  4. Lefty, you referenced Hebrew scriptures, not “the ancient text of Christianity” That would be the New Testament. You should be aware that neither Christians nor Jews have practiced stoning for quite some time, but thanks for unwittingly pointing out the difference between Judaeo-Christian justice and that of Islam.

  5. Roncella says:

    Ollefty, Its really special how you defend the rights of Muslims in Jail for Murder.

    Its always interesting how leftest/Liberals almost always concern them selves with the rights of Murderers and folks who comit crimes rather than the victims and their families grieving and hurting from the violence acted out on their loved ones.

  6. Come on OldLefty put your Christianaphobia away for the day. William wants to allow these gentleman to be treated as they have asked to be, obedient to their faith. He didn’t try to compare them to any other faith. We don’t even know what Williams belief system is so why bring up Christianity. Why no hit on Budda or atheist. My my sounds like hate speech to me shame on you

  7. Lefty, when you’re in a hole, quit diggin’.

  8. readingthelatest says:

    I don’t think Oldlefty was encouraging old Hebrew law.

    I sensed a sarcastic reference to the constant regurgitation of Old Testament teachings by prominent religious zealots as a means to hinder human rights.

    The irony is that Pat Robertson (et al) despises Islam yet insists on preaching and enforcing Old Testament laws that convincingly mimic the Islamic laws that we find reprehensible.

    As far as this lawsuit-
    Does anyone think these two thugs would have sued if they weren’t convicted felons trying to divert attention away from the crimes they committed?

  9. Yes, let’s throw Robertson into the mix, as though simply opposing homosexuality is the equivalent of stoning, “and other applications of the death penalty …”

    Gimme a break, dude.

  10. Sumner401 says:

    If you conservatives hate this country and it’s laws so much, why don’t you leave?

  11. BlaineCGarver says:

    If you conservatives hate this country and it’s laws so much, why don’t you leave?

    Geeze, Lady, the laws are just fine if we could get you libs and other criminals to follow them.

  12. readingthelatest says:

    Velmak-

    My point is not solely based on opposition to homosexuality. I throw Robertson into the mix because of his popularity. One cannot rise to his level of national prominence without a huge group of followers.

    When religion, in whatever form, becomes so powerful that it overtakes the government, very little will separate us from the abhorrent applications of Sharia law. I am thankful our First Amendment so far has prevented such problem.

    Of course, my statement is exaggerated and ridiculous. I am cautious of using an individual’s religious standards as a means of punishment. And I think stoning or “sawing off each others heads” is just as exaggerated and ridiculous.

  13. eagle_beak says:

    this is a frivolous lawsuit as many accomodations had been made for these two murders already.

    God bless America and help us make our country strong!

  14. readingthelatest – your report of Robertson’s popularity is highly exaggerated. He is to Sarah Palin as Joe Biden is to Einstein. Fear the little lady from Wasilla.

  15. OldLefty says:

    velmak says:
    September 24, 2010 at 11:32 am
    Lefty, you referenced Hebrew scriptures, not “the ancient text of Christianity” That would be the New Testament. That example of galactic stupidity not withstanding, you should be aware that neither Christians nor Jews have practiced stoning for quite some time, but thanks for unwittingly pointing out the difference between Judaeo-Christian justice and that of Islam. ”

    OK….then Leviticus 18:22 is not longer in tact. Remember than Sunday when you want to tear into homosexuals.

    Speaking of galactic stupidity, how can the Old Testament be of value for some things, and not for others?

    So one or two religions don’t stone anymore? They have evolved to electric chairs, hanging and lethal injections? How nice!

  16. OldLefty says:

    “sozo says:
    September 24, 2010 at 1:02 pm
    Seriously OldLefty, you are actually this out of touch with reality?”

    No, sozo, I don’t follow archaic mythology, but it sure is interesting to watch the people that do.

    They KNOW that the other guy’s religion is wrong, but all the wrongs done by their’s are no longer done.

    Christianity is great at killing, but they’ve sophiticated it and said “they way we do it is OK”

  17. Golley, Lefty, they say this isn’t a Christian nation. So, how is the electric chair a Christian mode of punishment?

    Israel has no death penalty. Why not?

  18. OldLefty says:

    “velmak says:
    September 24, 2010 at 3:12 pm
    Golley, Lefty, they say this isn’t a Christian nation. So, how is the electric chair a Christian mode of punishment?”

    This isn’t a vegan nation, but there sure are vegans that live here.

    Childs play.

  19. Oh, I get it now, since there are some vegans that live here, we are a vegan nation and eating veggies is exclusive to vegans.

    Child’s play indeed.

  20. srael has no death penalty. Why not?

    The Mossad and the IDF don’t need it to amass an impressive body count.

  21. And you don’t need a reason, Beerboy, to be anti-semitic.

  22. velmak – what was anti-semitic about that comment?

    Is acknowledging that both the Mossad and the IDF are esteemed for their effectiveness somehow racist?

    You brought up Israel, I didn’t.

  23. beerboy has a prompter on his computer that lights up whenever the words “Israel” or “Jew” are mentioned.

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