Calling All Liberals: Will No One Look Out for the Rights of the Women and Children?

Tariq Ramadan, an Islamic scholar whom Oxford University treats as a feather in its cap, recently shocked the world by meticulously trying to avoid any criticism of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Instead, he asserted that it is a part of Islamic tradition and an internal matter for Muslims in the…

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Secret Islamic networks in U.S. doing the unspeakable to young girls

Female genital mutilation is a form of human trafficking that Maine legislators are currently choosing to allow in their state, say child advocates. Maine will try again on Aug. 2 to become the 25th state to ban the barbaric Third World practice that involves cutting the genitals of young girls.…

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Michigan FGM case could test bounds of religious liberty

This fall, a United States district judge will hear a landmark case: For the first time, the federal government is pursuing a case of female genital mutilation on American soil. Defense lawyers have said they will argue a freedom of religion defense – setting the stage for an explosive test…

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Attorney: Mutilation not a protected religious right

A constitutional law expert contends religious freedom is no justification for upholding the genital mutilation of young girls. Three people, including a doctor, face charges in Detroit federal court for performing the mutilations. All three are members of the Shia Muslim sect Dawoodi Bohra. Well-known liberal civil rights attorney Alan…

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Virginia imam makes video endorsing FGM

An influential Muslim cleric in Virginia made a video presentation endorsing female genital mutilation. FGM is a good way to prevent “hypersexuality” and is “the honorable thing to do – if needed – for girls,” Imam Shaker Elsayed stated in the video. Elsayed heads the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center in…

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Misinformation from U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services about Islam and female genital mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), sometimes referred to euphemistically as Female Genital Cutting (FGC) or Female Circumcision, is one of the most barbaric practices in the world today. It is prohibited by law in the USA and many Western countries. Moreover, several US states have outlawed FGM, while legislation is pending…

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