Skip to comments.ACLU pushes state on Quran oaths
Posted on 07/15/2005 4:47:09 PM PDT by Jay777
GREENSBORO The ACLU of North Carolina on Monday accused state court officials of not responding quickly enough to a controversy involving the use of the Quran for courtroom oaths.
The groups legal foundation is calling on the state Administrative Office of the Courts to adopt a policy allowing the Quran and other religious texts for oath-taking in North Carolina courtrooms.
A Greensboro Muslim group has been waiting for an AOC decision for three weeks after Guilford Countys two top judges decided that Muslims could not legally take an oath on the Quran.
We think they are dragging their feet, said Jennifer Rudinger, the state ACLUs executive director.
Her group, along with a Washington-based Islamic civil rights organization and Greensboro-area religious leaders, has called on the AOC to act. The ACLU wrote a formal letter to the state agency June 28 but has received no word back.
An AOC spokesman on Monday denied that the agency was dawdling. Dick Ellis said a judicial conference last month and vacation schedules have kept key decision-makers from working on the issue.
Nobody has had time to do that around here, he said.
Informally, Ellis said, most of the agencys lawyers feel the issue should be resolved by legislators.
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More at Stop The ACLU
Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) - http://www.alliancedefensefund.org
Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) - http://www.thomasmore.org
American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) - http://www.aclj.org
The Rutherford Institute - http://www.rutherford.org/
Stop the ACLU Coalition - http://www.stoptheaclu.org
Here are a few examples of how two of those organizations are fighting back:
Thomas More Law Center: Town of Palm Beach Pays $50,000 In Attorney Fees Apologizes To Women In Nativity Lawsuit
If the Koran orders Muslims to lie to infidels, of what use is having a Muslim swear "to tell the truth" on a Koran, while being tried in an American (that is, infidel) court?
Sombody should make the ACLU pee in a cup before they're allowed to say even one damned thing.
Since the Quran explicitly approves of lying to infidels, an oath taken on it is literally a promise to lie.
Only Christianity. It's just a matter of time before they fight for Sharia law in our courts.
The ACLU won't stop until Christianity is destroyed.
After 09/11 the Quran and it's teachings were hot topics at public schools. Some of them had kids desinging their own jihads. They were encouraged to wear burkhas (sp?) and other Muslim garb. It was just an exercise in diversity don't you know.
They recited verses, memorized passages and basicly studied the Muslim faith.
While this was going on, the ACLU was quiet as a mosque rodent.
I don't mind muslims swearing on the Koran. I'll treat it for what it's worth.
What good would it do to have Muslims swear on the quran if the quran says it is permissible for true believers to lie to, cheat, steal from, and even kill infidels.
The ACLU DO want all religious symbols out of the court. They are pushing this kind of thing so Christians and others will fight it, and thus the courts will ultimately be forced to keep ALL religious materials out of the courts.
(Denny Crane: "Sometimes you can only look for answers from God and failing that... and Fox News".)
"The groups legal foundation is calling on the state Administrative Office of the Courts to adopt a policy allowing the Quran and other religious texts for oath-taking in North Carolina courtrooms."
HUH?? what about the separation of church and state?
The aclu will be one of the first groups the American people will go after when the next terrorist attack happens. Time to purge the enemy within....
I understand what you mean. What difference does it really make what the liars swear on? What good would it do for them to swear on a Bible in which they don't believe. I wouldn't trust them no matter what they swore on. Now, I'm not racist about this, but I won't take my chances when it comes to trust either.
According to Islam, anyone who recites the shihada "There is no dog like Allah, and Mohammed is his bitch" (words substituted here because I am an infidel, but you know what I mean) automatically converts to Islam. No trade backsies if you didn't mean it, now you are stuck and subject to the death penalty for "apostacy."
ACLU = Anti Chrisitian League of Unionists.
This is silly. The Koran DEMANDS the murder of "infidels", and requires Muslims to LIE to non-Muslims. How can swearing on the Koran be allowed in any courtroom in the United States?
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