Skip to comments.Obama's dangerous consistency
Posted on 09/21/2012 6:26:34 AM PDT by Former Fetus
On Tuesday, Egypt's chief prosecutor issued arrest warrants against eight US citizens. Their purported crimes relate either to their reported involvement in the production of the Internet movie critical of Islam that has received so much attention over the past ten days, or other alleged anti-Islamic activities. One of the US citizens indicted is a woman who converted from Islam to Christianity.
According to the Associated Press, Egypt's general prosecution issued a statement announcing that the eight US citizens have been indicted on charges of insulting and publicly attacking Islam, spreading false information, and harming Egyptian national unity.
The statement stipulated that they could face the death penalty if convicted.
The AP write-up of the story quoted Mamdouh Ismail, a Salafist attorney who praised the prosecution's move. He claimed it would deter others from exercising their right to free expression in regards to Islam. As he put it, the prosecutions will "set a deterrent for them and anyone else who may fall into this." That is, they will deter others from saying anything critical about Islam.
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Those indictments against American citizens exercising their constitutional rights are an official action of the Egyptian government. Needless to say Obama and Clinton will do nothing to protect our fellow citizens or the constitution they swore to uphold. However if a Republican Congress allows $2billion in aid to be transferred to Egypt, then very serious questions arise. Romney should be pounding Obama on this issue. Timidity never won anything.