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Bigamy Allegedly Fuels Murder (Muslim Converts)
CBS.com ^ | August 9, 2007

Posted on 08/10/2007 7:50:35 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia

(AP) A woman killed her longtime husband hours before he was to leave on a trip to Morocco to try to impregnate his new second wife, prosecutors said in filing murder charges Thursday.

Myra Morton, 47, turned herself in Thursday to face murder charges in the death of Jereleigh Morton, also 47, who was shot in his bed early Sunday morning in his million dollar home outside Philadelphia.

The killing happened just hours before Jereleigh Morton was to travel to Africa to try to conceive a baby with his second wife, whom he met on the Internet last year and married in March, prosecutors said.

Myra Morton had reluctantly agreed to the second marriage and even traveled to Morocco to sanction it under Islamic law, authorities have said.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bigamy; diversity; islam; murder; sharialaw

1 posted on 08/10/2007 7:50:39 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Islam = mental sickness


2 posted on 08/10/2007 7:54:05 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
This took place a couple miles away from our home. Thankfully, it's not typical of the folks who live in our community. Low-life scum, in my book.

If not for the malpractice settlement, they'd still be living in a row home in Philadelphia, and unlikely he'd be buying himself a younger wife from Morocco.

3 posted on 08/10/2007 7:59:07 AM PDT by Think free or die
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Here's Myra...


4 posted on 08/10/2007 8:00:37 AM PDT by johnny7 ("But that one on the far left... he had crazy eyes")
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I have to say, some of the comments to the article on the CBS site are pretty racist and vile. They wouldn’t last a minute on FR (are you taking notes, Bill O’Reilly?).


5 posted on 08/10/2007 8:01:01 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: Think free or die

Jereleigh? Jerry Lee? Far cry from Mohammed.


7 posted on 08/10/2007 8:01:53 AM PDT by Mamzelle (Down with Mel Martinez)
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To: Think free or die

$8 million? wow.


8 posted on 08/10/2007 8:03:13 AM PDT by tioga
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
The suspect even accused the other wife and her husband of being involved in terrorism through emails. I wonder if CAIR and their ilk will accuse her of anti-muslim statements?
9 posted on 08/10/2007 8:03:26 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

-she should have waited till he was out of the country, raided their bank accounts and left.


10 posted on 08/10/2007 8:05:05 AM PDT by tioga
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To: BallyBill

I just remembered where I saw the terrorism accusation http://www.philly.com/philly/hp/news_top/20070810_Wife_charged__details_emerge.html


11 posted on 08/10/2007 8:05:42 AM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: johnny7

Yikes. I thought you had posted a picture of the husband by mistake, but that’s actually a woman.


12 posted on 08/10/2007 8:06:25 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Makes one wonder if their daughter died from medical malpractice or from something the parents did.


13 posted on 08/10/2007 8:06:35 AM PDT by apocalypto
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To: BallyBill
Amazing that Ibrahim Hooper and CAIR make an appearance in this story.

A minority of Muslims take second wives, said Ibrahim Hooper, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who added that Islamic scholars would differ on whether one could do so while living in the United States.

Notice he doesn't condemn bigamy (which is against the law in the U.S.)--just comments on its validity within Islam.
14 posted on 08/10/2007 8:07:41 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: johnny7
Definitely guilty.
15 posted on 08/10/2007 8:08:16 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

That’s the problem with converts. If she’d been raised right it wouldn’t have been an issue...


16 posted on 08/10/2007 8:11:37 AM PDT by null and void (This tagline has done something unfathomable and will close)
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To: tioga
Yeah, $8 million, after lawyers took their cut. Doesn't look like they were managing their money too well though. Wifey said they were worth $6 million, and he's said to be a "real estate developer". Where did the $2 Million go?

I'd love to know more about the malpractice case. How much difference is there between treatment for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease? I thought they were pretty similar ailments. Perhaps I'm just cynical, but it sounds to me like an opportunity to profit when his daughter simply and sadly was born with a severe GI problem which ultimately proved fatal.

17 posted on 08/10/2007 8:13:31 AM PDT by Think free or die
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

QUite frankly, I like the fact that Bill O is as obnoxious as he is at times. Calls people on the carpet from both sides. Society has become too P.C. We need people like Bill O mucking it up. Its his show, has high ratings for a reason, and he can run as he see’s fit.


18 posted on 08/10/2007 8:14:24 AM PDT by Bruinator
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To: johnny7
Damn. Aunt Ester doesn’t look happy.
19 posted on 08/10/2007 8:14:59 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Churchill)
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To: EagleUSA

Islam = mental sickness

If you mean the husband for taking two wifes I agree. If you mean the woman, well that has nothing to do with Islam. My wife might very well do the same to me under that circumstance.


20 posted on 08/10/2007 8:16:27 AM PDT by SRay250 (the uncertainty of philosophy is more apparent than real)
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To: dragonblustar
"Damn. Aunt Ester doesn’t look happy."

Boy, roger that. I'm thinking he came out ahead on this deal.

21 posted on 08/10/2007 8:16:43 AM PDT by joebuck
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To: johnny7

Guilty!


22 posted on 08/10/2007 8:18:39 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit." Douglas MacArthur)
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To: joebuck

He’s no prize either, but then I don’t go for muslim handymen.


23 posted on 08/10/2007 8:18:55 AM PDT by Think free or die
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Prosecutors suggested that jealousy and control of the Mortons' more than $6 million in assets were possible motives for the killing. “Six million dollars is an awfully large motive,” First Assistant District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said.

Captain Obvious strikes again.

24 posted on 08/10/2007 8:21:17 AM PDT by Brujo (Quod volunt, credunt.)
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To: joebuck
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And, who will marry this young virgin now? Poor thing.

25 posted on 08/10/2007 8:23:44 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Churchill)
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To: SRay250

If you mean the woman, well that has nothing to do with Islam.
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Regardless, the regard for human life under the sickness of Islam, is nil. We all are very familiar with that FACT. I am sickened by the fact this country PANDERS to these stone age freaks.


26 posted on 08/10/2007 8:23:44 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: dragonblustar
Damn. Aunt Ester doesn’t look happy.

The Aunt Esther character was a good Christian... Morton looks like a living demon from hell.

27 posted on 08/10/2007 8:24:37 AM PDT by johnny7 ("But that one on the far left... he had crazy eyes")
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To: johnny7

I guess this woman doesn’t watch “Big Love’ on HBO.


28 posted on 08/10/2007 8:26:09 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Never hold discussions with the monkey when the organ grinder is in the room. - Churchill)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Islam is NOT the woman’s friend.


29 posted on 08/10/2007 8:34:14 AM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

East meets West.

Morton used up one wife and looked for another.

Remember the old joke: What do you do with a 40-year-old wife? Exchange her for two twenties.

Cruel, but in his world it’s allowed, so he went shopping.
Just a dirty old man.


30 posted on 08/10/2007 8:57:57 AM PDT by tennteacher (Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: tioga
-she should have waited till he was out of the country, raided their bank accounts and left.

I knew of a guy whose wife cheated on him and treated him like dirt.

He caught on, put all the money in an account with just his name on it, and filed for divorce.

She was shocked!

31 posted on 08/10/2007 9:26:49 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: tennteacher

You forgot the rest of that old joke.

The guy might not be wired for 220...


32 posted on 08/10/2007 9:30:03 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Hadn’t heart that.


33 posted on 08/10/2007 9:33:59 AM PDT by tennteacher (Duncan Hunter '08)
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To: tennteacher

Oh ok. That’s the only way I ever heard it!


34 posted on 08/10/2007 9:38:35 AM PDT by Syncro
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To: Bruinator
Its his show, has high ratings for a reason, and he can run as he see’s fit.

Yep, and I can refuse to watch it (as I have for a couple of years now) because he does nothing but pander for ratings.

35 posted on 08/10/2007 9:39:08 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: dragonblustar
Damn. Aunt Ester doesn’t look happy.

"Watch it, sucker!"

36 posted on 08/10/2007 9:40:22 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
A woman killed her longtime husband hours before he was to leave on
a trip to Morocco to try to impregnate his new second wife


"A man's got to do what a man's got to do"
37 posted on 08/10/2007 9:41:01 AM PDT by VOA
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To: MEGoody

Of course you can. I am only stating that his show is popular and when that happens things can sometimes get out of hand.

Mathews panders, Olberman panders, but to whom does O’reilly pander? I see him blast both sides of the aisle. I know some here have taken offense that he referred to FR as a hate site, but I think he has backed away from that. There are some nasty things posted here at times, but for the most part its in good fun. So I can where some may be upset, but he certainly has a right thinking mind, but just comes of as a bully. So what. Hannity shills for Rudy, I cannot watch or listen to him.. But he is popular too.


38 posted on 08/10/2007 9:44:09 AM PDT by Bruinator
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To: Bruinator
but to whom does O’reilly pander?

To whoever he has to in order to stir things up and get ratings. As an example (and the reason I stopped watching him), he will have on a leader of one socially conservative group and be all supportive of that person. Later, he will have someone on from a different socially conservative group (in the interview that made me stop watching him, a person working in a ministry which helps homosexuals leave the lifestyle) and he'll call them 'bigots' and so forth. He just says whatever he thinks will get him ratings.

The comments he made about FR show that as well. He was deceitful in how he presented the comments he claimed to have found on FR, and he did so purposefully.

39 posted on 08/10/2007 10:28:16 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
Is Ibrahim Hooper lips moving? then he is lying. That is part of the problem with this cult. You have so many guys marring up to four wives. which leaves little choices for the rest of these wankers but to take matters in there own hands. This drives them nuts, so what do they do? Blow themselves up along with many innocent people, just for the chance to jump ahead of the line and get their 70 virgins before they run out. A nice try, but busting Hell wide open is really all they get.
40 posted on 08/10/2007 3:47:40 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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