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Christians should marry Muslims to tackle Islamophobia, says peer
The Express ^ | July 8, 2014 | Owen Bennett, Political Reporter

Posted on 07/12/2014 2:01:58 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

CHRISTIANS should be encouraged to marry Muslims as a way of tackling Islamophobia, a senior peer claimed today.

Lord Scott, a former Supreme Court Judge, cited his own family - in which two of his four children married Muslims - as an example of how interfaith families can thrive.

The peer, who sits as a crossbencher in the Lords, made the comments during a debate on how to improve relations between the Muslim community and other faith groups in the UK.

He said: “Of my two sons one has become a Muslim and of my two daughters one of those has become a Muslim, and I have 12 lovely grandchildren, seven of whom are little Muslims.

He added: “The family relationships since those events took place have been as happily familial, as close and as good as any parent or grandparent could wish.

“I do just wonder that if an improvement is needed between the faith groups, one way of promoting that might be to encourage interfaith marriages.”

Responding for the Government, Baroness Warsi said: “It’s important that we allow people to marry somebody of their choosing whatever faith they belong to, and that’s why I’m incredibly proud that the Government has done so much work on the issue of forced marriages, including criminalising a practice which should have been criminalised a long time ago.”


TOPICS: Government; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: britain; dhimmi; islam; lordscott; marriage; muslims; unitedkingdom
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I thought we had some crazy former supreme court judges.
1 posted on 07/12/2014 2:01:59 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What could go wrong?


2 posted on 07/12/2014 2:02:54 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So we have to abandon our faith in order to get along with Muslims. Is he saying anything new?


3 posted on 07/12/2014 2:03:45 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Completely out of touch with reality. oh man...


4 posted on 07/12/2014 2:05:16 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about atheist should marry Christians to get over their Christian-pobia


5 posted on 07/12/2014 2:06:25 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I would never take the advice from someone described as a “crossbencher”. I’m not sure I even want to know what that means.


6 posted on 07/12/2014 2:08:48 AM PDT by Eccl 10:2 (Prov 3:5 --- "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Be not unequally yoked” keeps one from becoming a victim of “slay the infidel wherever you shall find them” in your own home by ones own spouse.


7 posted on 07/12/2014 2:14:07 AM PDT by Darksheare (I don't have a copy. one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In the Christian village, the person on the cross doesn’t very from day to day.


8 posted on 07/12/2014 2:15:28 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There certainly are a lot of brown-blonde couples in London, based on what I saw there last week.


9 posted on 07/12/2014 2:15:42 AM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Literally insane recommendation.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 2:16:25 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

None of the muslims became Christian I see!

And when those muslims married to Christians take their children to muslim countries then tough luck for that Christian spouse in getting the child back.


11 posted on 07/12/2014 2:22:19 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
CHRISTIANS should be encouraged to marry Muslims as a way of tackling Islamophobia, a senior peer claimed today.

Really? OK, let me think about that for a minute........OK, I thought about it. The answer is not only no but HELL NO. For me, if that were the only way the human race could survive, then the human race would die out.

12 posted on 07/12/2014 2:23:51 AM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Both Emperors, except Nero was a better fiddler, and didn't need a pen or a phone)
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To: RginTN
None of the muslims became Christian I see!

Of course not - leaving Islam is apostasy and punishable by death!

13 posted on 07/12/2014 2:29:41 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yeah, I’ve always fancied swathing myself in hot black robes, getting sexually mutilated, and living with three other wives in order to bridge the gap. I’d be honored to strap the bomb suit on my child myself as a gesture of obedience to Allah. Seriously? Why would I marry someone who wants me dead?


14 posted on 07/12/2014 2:30:50 AM PDT by Politicalkiddo (The more helpless the victim, the more hideous the assault.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

idiocy.


15 posted on 07/12/2014 2:38:07 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He is insane


16 posted on 07/12/2014 2:38:58 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Eccl 10:2

“Cross Bencher”
When i can stop sniggering at your comment....
“A crossbencher is a member of a small party or an independent member of the house. The name is from the position of the benches on the floor, they are perpendicular to the main opposition and government benches.”


17 posted on 07/12/2014 2:47:08 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: Eccl 10:2

It means he has no principles or morals or anything he just wants to get elected, so he will vote for either side depending on how he thinks it will keep him in office. Sorta like John McCain, or Lindsey Graham, etc


18 posted on 07/12/2014 3:01:41 AM PDT by Joe Miner
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To: moose07

Oh I didn’t know that was the literal meaning thanks


19 posted on 07/12/2014 3:03:36 AM PDT by Joe Miner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And why should the Christian spouse have to convert to Islam and why should such conversion in the family be celebrated by a Christian? Why can’t the Moslem party convert to Christianity?


20 posted on 07/12/2014 3:07:26 AM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: Unam Sanctam

A former neighbor of mine was a senior non-commissioned officer in the Air Force and spent a lot of time in Islamic countries. He said several times he was offered high six-figures to low seven-figures to convert to Islam. Can you imagine what they’d offer to the children of a high-ranking jurist and politician in Britain?


21 posted on 07/12/2014 3:11:26 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

All too often we find that “judges” are not the best judges.


22 posted on 07/12/2014 3:13:30 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Joe Miner

It has other meanings,such as “ bipartisan” , with Crossbench committees, etc.
But to ‘be’ Crossbench is either as stated or having the whip withdrawn...party membership suspended for having an opinion.


23 posted on 07/12/2014 3:22:02 AM PDT by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day.)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Yea, should have told them leave the turbin out of the wood pile lol


24 posted on 07/12/2014 3:46:55 AM PDT by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Lord Scott,,, cited his own family - in which two of his four children married Muslims

translation: in order to validate the behavior of my children, I want to insist everyone else do the same as my children did so I don't feel awkward

25 posted on 07/12/2014 3:47:30 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: nickcarraway

Just don’t serve a nice salad instead of goat for dinner for that hot summer evening meal.


26 posted on 07/12/2014 4:00:44 AM PDT by greenhornet68
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I wonder what this peer would think if one of his Muslims went Jihad on him — killing him and cutting his head off? Oh, yes, his kids and grand kids are “moderate” Muslims? What a stupid Infidel peer.
27 posted on 07/12/2014 4:07:09 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Someone needs to inform this guy, that Muslims avoid marrying anyone who is not a Muslim.


28 posted on 07/12/2014 4:08:49 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’ve had suspicions that the aristocracy across the pond are secretly converted Muzzies—in order to preserve their perks, titles, and whatnot.
The common proles—to hell with them. They are just to pay taxes and support the muzzies.


29 posted on 07/12/2014 4:22:15 AM PDT by Flintlock (islam is a LIE, mohamuud a PEDOPHILE, sharia is POISON.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if his family embraces “interfaith” marriage, where are the muslims who became Christians? What part of the happy couples still practices “inter” faith?


30 posted on 07/12/2014 4:40:36 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
These do-gooders are so self-absorbed that they totally disregard anyone who disagrees with their feeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelings.

They refuse to acknowlege that there's a difference between Muslims and Islamists, immigrants and ILLEGAL immigrants (aliens).

(Yes I know some say all Muslims are Islamists.. my direct, personal experience says otherwise. Same goes for Christians.. they are not all white supremacist Christian Identity advocates. And yes I know that white supremacist Christian Identity advocates do not fly airliners into buildings and delight in cutting off heads as Islamists do.)

So do-gooders say the evidence is in, all experts agree, deniers be damned.. if you oppose murderous, insane Islamists you're a Islamophobe. If you oppose millions of people ILLEGALLY taking up residence here, shoving aside people seeking legal immigration respecting our Country you're a xenophobe. (I've sponsored immigrants.)

31 posted on 07/12/2014 4:44:30 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good find, 2nd. The comments below by the readers are, as usual, excellent and superior to the article itself.


32 posted on 07/12/2014 4:47:32 AM PDT by Wiz-Nerd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We should all happily embrace cancer in order to gain a better understanding of it.


33 posted on 07/12/2014 4:57:20 AM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

>> Lord Scott, a former Supreme Court Judge, cited his own family - in which two of his four children married Muslims - as an example of how interfaith families can thrive.

Lord Scott has sawdust for brains.


34 posted on 07/12/2014 5:00:40 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Jim Noble

I heard Swedish women are marrying muzzs at an alarming rate.


35 posted on 07/12/2014 5:26:44 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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I got one better: how about Muslims not kill Christians as a way of battling Christophobia.


36 posted on 07/12/2014 5:33:03 AM PDT by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: Mark17

Islamophobia is not the problem! ISLAM is the problem!


37 posted on 07/12/2014 5:39:24 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (If chocolate fudge cake could sing, it would sound like Barry White.)
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To: Unam Sanctam

They clearly had lost their faith already. What true Christian would sacrifice something so precious.


38 posted on 07/12/2014 5:47:12 AM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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He added: “The family relationships since those events took place have been as happily familial, as close and as good as any parent or grandparent could wish.

All good and wonderful until "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" kicks in...

39 posted on 07/12/2014 5:55:29 AM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Christians should KILL Mohammedans to solve the problem of the Mohammedans MURDERING Christians.

Understand that there is a difference between KILLING and MURDERING.


40 posted on 07/12/2014 5:55:45 AM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Christian women should marry Muslim men and become slaves and be thrown in jail if they get raped and hung by the neck until dead if they seek divorce and have their children taken from them when hubby wants to move back to sh*t-hole-land and generally get smacked around as a daily lesson in Honor.

How fun!


41 posted on 07/12/2014 5:58:29 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Nervous Tick
Lord Scott has sawdust for brains.

Baron of Gray Matter

42 posted on 07/12/2014 6:00:23 AM PDT by Overtaxed
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>> Baron of Gray Matter

ROFL! Clever!


43 posted on 07/12/2014 6:02:48 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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" He said several times he was offered high six-figures to low seven-figures to convert to Islam. "

By who? ...his superior officers, or from locals? How deeply infiltrated is our military brass? ...and how long ago were these lucrative offers made?

44 posted on 07/12/2014 6:03:03 AM PDT by wtd
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Camelot is a silly place let us no go there!
45 posted on 07/12/2014 6:10:15 AM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So humans should marry cockroaches?


46 posted on 07/12/2014 6:15:39 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Nervous Tick

Courtesy of Curley. Nyuck, nyuck, nyuck!


47 posted on 07/12/2014 6:27:16 AM PDT by Overtaxed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Lord Scott could give these guys a run for their money.


48 posted on 07/12/2014 7:12:14 AM PDT by LT Brass Bancroft
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> The peer, who sits as a crossbencher in the Lords... said: “Of my two sons one has become a Muslim and of my two daughters one of those has become a Muslim, and I have 12 lovely grandchildren, seven of whom are little Muslims.

Yeah, it figures he’d be a crossbencher. Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


49 posted on 07/12/2014 8:08:01 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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He said: “Of my two sons one has become a Muslim and of my two daughters one of those has become a Muslim, and I have 12 lovely grandchildren, seven of whom are little Muslims.

Implicit in his remark is that when there is an interfaith marriage, it is always the Christian who is asked to convert "for the children." What if when this man gets to Judgment, Christ turns his back, as this man has turned his back on Christ.

50 posted on 07/12/2014 8:10:42 AM PDT by Albion Wilde ("The commenters are plenty but the thinkers are few." -- Walid Shoebat)
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