a taste of moral equivalence
There's a sort of cockeyed consistency to the Muslim position on religious freedom, isn't there? In a country where Christians dominate (Italy), the Muslims don't think the crucifix should be displayed. Where Muslims dominate (Saudi Arabia), they don't think the crucifix should be displayed.
The main difference is that in Italy, when a Christian converts to Islam, he appeals to the courts to enforce his new religious beliefs. In Saudi Arabia, when a Muslim converts to Christianity, he gets the death sentence.
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Posted by: -
Nov. 01, 2003 5:31 PM ET USA
It might be about 100 years - not too much more - when Moslems reach the ascendancy in the US. They have children, and Christians barely do. Behold our future. The antidote? GENEROUSLY WELCOME CHILDREN.
Posted by: extremeCatholic -
Oct. 28, 2003 12:33 AM ET USA
I think the phrase is "error has no rights".
Posted by: John J Plick -
Oct. 27, 2003 7:00 PM ET USA
The "peaceful" religion, no doubt.