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Leading U.S. Muslim jurist: Female genital mutilation an "honor" in Islam
Jihad Watch ^ | 5/3/12 | Robert

Posted on 05/03/2012 12:55:27 PM PDT by Nachum

How is it that Dr. Hatem al-Haj, a fellow at the American Academy of Pediatrics and a leading Muslim jurist, misunderstands Islamic law so severely as to think that this purely cultural practice has something to do with Islam? Surely it can't be that the mainstream media and Islamic leaders in the U.S. have been lying to us, and FGM really is justified in Islam, could it? Naaah.

"AMJA Senior Committee Member: Female Genital Mutilation Is 'an Honor' per Islam," from Translating Jihad, April 27 (thanks to all who sent this in):

A couple of weeks ago I posted a translation of a paper by Association of Muslim Jurists of America (AMJA) senior committee member Dr. Hatem al-Haj, PhD, MD, in which he warned American Muslims against working in law enforcement in our 'infidel' nation (see here for more details). Now in my latest translation, Dr. al-Haj explains why female circumcision is recommended and even 'an honor' for women....

Below is my excerpted translation of the 41-page Arabic-language paper by Dr. Hatem al-Haj entitled "Circumcision of Girls: Jurisprudence and Medicine" (see the original here and here):

The ruling on circumcision: Scholars have differed on the ruling on circumcision. They have agreed on its legitimacy for both sexes, but beyond that they have differed. Some--most famously the Shafi’ites--believe that it is obligatory for both sexes. Some believe it is obligatory for men only, and some believe it is recommended for both. At the very least it can be said that for women it is an honor, and for men it is sunnah [i.e. it is in accord with the tradition of Muhammad].

(Excerpt) Read more at jihadwatch.org ...


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To: Deb
Especially amusing is your infantile understanding of TARP.

TARP is basically a slush fund for Zero. Go read another book, you know one that may actually not be an alibi for the failure of the second greatest spender, to ever occupy the white house.

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GW and his big tent now called a rainbow coalition gave us Zero, I have no love for them. Maybe if he would promise to build a fence, I could warm up to him a little.

51 posted on 05/04/2012 2:13:32 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period, and by election day you won't like him either.)
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To: itsahoot
You are confusing TARP (the Toxic Asset Relief Program) with Obamas "stimulus plan".

TARP stopped the major American banks and, more importantly, AIG from going under, which would have plunged the WORLD'S economies into a depression and made George Soros' every dream come true. This has been paid back with $16 billion profit. Obama's "stimulus plan" was and is Obama's campaign slush fund.

Two different things. Commonly confused.

52 posted on 05/04/2012 2:25:21 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Deb
Two different things. Commonly confused.

Thanks. Curious, how can you tell which side of the bucked the cup of water comes from?

53 posted on 05/04/2012 11:48:24 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period, and by election day you won't like him either.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Amen!


54 posted on 05/05/2012 11:18:14 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

Amen!


55 posted on 05/05/2012 11:23:37 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you so much,Pumpkin. You're the best cat in the world.)
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To: Deb

Hey Deb. The Religion of Peace GITMO gang are laughing their asses off at you bushbots. Deal with it. Bush failed to define our enemies and you can’t/won’t accept his failure. He also failed miserably with regards to illegal immigration while at the same time inflicting harm against our civil liberties with the Patriot Act and forming DHS and TSA. Your boy Bush is a statist piece of work, whose whole family is cheerleading for Romney- not a conservative. Deal with that, honey.


56 posted on 05/07/2012 5:24:26 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism is not a party slogan, but a mindset guided by core values and walking the walk.)
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