Skip to comments.Right-wing politicians want to ban Islam (Norway)
Posted on 07/19/2004 11:31:46 AM PDT by veronica
Central members of Kristiansand Progress party claims Hitlers «Mein Kampf» and the Koran are one of the same, and they want Islam banned in Norway.
«We are not the only ones demanding this ban,» said Halvor Hulaas, chairperson in Krstiansand Frp to the paper. «This is an opinion that is well established in Scandinavian countries. We are now importing people with a religion that is practiced in the same way it was practiced when it was established in year 600. The freedom we have in Norway may be taken away from us if we do not start to have some demands to these immigrants.»
Karina Udnæs, deputy leader of the Progress partys city council group in Kristiansand is pushing it even further.
«It is about high time Norway and Europe make the ideology Islam and the practice of this, illegal and punishable in the same way as Nazism,» Udnæs said. «The prophet Muhammad urged them to kill everyone infidel.»
«Udnæs comparison of Nazism and Islam is supported by many in Frp,» Hulaas said. «The religion as it is practiced is a threat against our social system and way of life.»
He said that Kristiansand now lives under the threat of getting a large mosque in town.
«Of course, we are aware of what these mosques are used for,» Hulaas said
"Right-wing politicians want to ban Islam"
Right-wing compared to what? Communist China or the old USSR?
Wanting your country to be free and safe is now to be considered as right-wing extremism?
That's just stupid. Illegal activities of Moslems, yes, but to ban a religion is simply going back to the bad old days, like when the mere fact of being or harboring a Catholic priest in Elizabethan England was a capital offense.
Practicing Nazism during WWII was probably not too legal in the UK and US.
We should take the exact same stance towards Mohammedanism.
Where do I sign up?
Not all Moslems espouse the ideology of the Islamists like al Qaeda. Again, if religious freedom means anything, it is that people are free to practice their religion so long as it does not harm others. If individuals are engaged in fomenting or preparing violent acts of terrorism, then by all means, throw the book at them. Proscribing an entire religion is not narrowly-tailored.
More power to them, although merely classifying the portions of the Quran & hadiths that advocate violence and discrimination against believers in other religions as illegal hate speech and not part of Islam seems a bit more to the point to me.
Start treating Islam as an ideology rather than as a religion--and we'll be able to fight it.
I would also add that of course many countries exiled Jews during the Middle Ages. Do you really want to mete out the same treatment to Moslems, regardless of whether or not they are peaceful citizens?
And not every Nazi marched Jews into the extermination camps.
The fact is, the Mohammedan religion does not seperate church from state. It calls for Mohammedan law to be above all else.
A Mohammedan who doesn't follow the Koran really isn't a Mohammedan, and the Koran calls for the implementation of an Islamic state over all.
How tolerant are Islamic nations of other faiths? Not just "those who follow the God of Abraham" (Jews and Christians) but Hindus, Buddists, Wiccan, etc.
Does Islamic law treat people differently on the basis of their religion? It is a supremicist ideology.
In the absence of reforms, I understand the caution some countries hold.
BTW, I don't know if Germany permits the practice of the religion known as "Scientology". In America, it got official approval during the Clinton Years.
OK,, where are all these peaceful muslem citizens that condemned the worldwide koran driven head lopping, kid killing, plane hijacking terrorism ? They all must be wearing that magical Ali Baba cloak of invisibility.
Not all Moslems espouse the ideology of the Islamists like al Qaeda. Then I propose to you that they are NOT Moehameheads if they don't.
Since when does christianity preach death to all non-believers of christianity? How many Christians straped bombs on their kids and sent them into a crowd?
Your analogy has more holes than swiss cheese.
Just Damn. Somebody gets it.
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