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If you are thinking about converting to Islam, this information might be helpful.
We naive Westerners cling to the belief that there are “good muslims” out there. We like to think that good muslims are the non-terrorists — our neighbors, muslims we see in the grocery store, at work, at school, and those on TV that cry foul and condem the actions of a “few.” We tend to equivocate Muslim values to Western/Christian values. But what is good for a Western Christian or even a Western Athiest is not necessarily what is good for a Muslim.
Is a good muslim a muslim that goes to mosque every Friday? Is it one that prays and fasts regularly?
Is it one that “tolerates” other’s beliefs (when/if necessary) — with or without charging them a jizya tax?
Is it one that follows Muhammad’s example, spreading Islam by any means necessary?
Islam is comprised of the muslim community known as the “ummah”, and it is obligatory on the ummah to wage jihad on the non-muslims until they submit. Not everyone in the ummah is required to fight a bloody fight. In fact, they must not fight if fighting is not necessary to spread Islam. When it is easier to force or coerce non-muslims to Islam by soft means -i.e. politics, the education system, Shariah finance, acceptance of Shariah Law, intimidation, deceit (taqiyyah), ridicule, and imposed guilt — then soft means are the required means. Only when soft means are insufficient is terror acceptable, and ultimately required. Islamic doctrine holds that the world ultimately and rightfully belongs to Muslims, so all methods are happening simultaneously in different locations and environments, with the method dependent on the unique circumstances for each place.
There must always be an ummah to return to. There must always be a ummah generating Muslims to support the ongoing , mandatory, and primary jihad– to spread Islam. Members of the ummah are required to do whatever is necessary to help with the primary jihad, however insignificant it may seem. Having babies helps the jihad by producing more ummah. Infiltrating other societies, their education and their political systems, helps the jihad as well. Muslim communities that do not mix in with host nations are involved in jihad. Muslims who do mix in but demand special priveleges are also acting on their own version of jihad. Jihad does not mean that a Muslim must be actively involved in violent jihad.
The claim that there is a lesser jihad and a greater jihad comes from Muhammed, who said he had just come from the “lesser” jihad after coming from battle. This does not necessarily mean it is lesser in importance — It could mean that it is merely lesser on the conscience because a “good” muslim supports the ummah, upon which jihad against non-muslims is obligatory. As Muhammad said to his follower, Umayr, who stabbed the Medina poetess and her baby while sleeping–for speaking out against Muhammed, “two goats would barely butt their heads together over her.”
Is Osama bin Laden the “bad cop” in a game of good cop/bad cop to make Americans think “real” Islam is really good?
Is Obama playing the role of the good cop, taking full advantage of a gullible American public?
If Osama Bin Laden’s said body is really burried at sea, it would decompose beyond recognition very soon, and the real Osama (if he is still alive) can continue living somewhere like in a Saudi Palace.
The timing of this supposed death is impeccable. The American public has just swallowed the long form birth certificate, and Donald Trump is a threat to Obama’s 2012 presidency chances. So Obama told the American public what they want to hear, because his popularity rating is falling, and he knows he can get away with it.
So now that the American public is likely falling for the next lie after the birth certificate– Obama can now take all the credit for the death of Osama Bin Laden, get ahead in the election polls, while appeasing his Saudi Masters, and the “good” Islamic elephant can continue to grow inside America.
If Osama Bin Laden, the “bad Muslim,” is really dead, then we can breathe a sigh of relief, relax, be more accepting of so-called “good” Muslims.
As a “bad cop” Osama Bin Laden is/was a very “good” Muslim., and Obama is very useful to Muslims.
The correct Islamic traditions for burying the dead is not at sea. These are the correct burial methods:
…BURIAL OF THE DEAD BODY IN A GRAVE ON THEIR RIGHT SIDE WITH THEIR HEAD FACING MECCA!
Burial rituals should normally take place as soon as possible
Bathing the body, except in extraordinary circumstances (as in battle of Uhud)
After enshrouding the dead body in a white cotton or linen cloth. Funeral prayer is also included.
Here is one of many references: http://islam.about.com/cs/elderly/a/funerals.htm
Is there a backlash directed at the Muslims in America after 911, and after the recent developments surrounding the Cordoba (or Cordova) Project? Maybe so, but why? Most Americans do not care if Muslims pray five times a day to a god named Allah, recognize their prophet of choice, fast during Ramadan, pay a religious tax, or make a pilgrimage to Mecca. It is not the five tenets of Islam that Muslims “believe” that have Americans alarmed. But, as any “good” and “moderate” Muslim will boast, Islam is more than a religion.
Classifying Islam as a religion is a fundamental error that Americans must understand if we want to preserve the Constitution of the United States.
Equivocating Islam with other world religions is erroneous because at the core of Islam is a Political Doctrine called Islamic Shari’ah Law. Shari’ah Law and its Caliphate make Islam a political system that mandates specific religious ritual, punishment, and obedience. It is against Shari’ah Law for a Muslim to have any other religion than Islam.
Islam is a Political Doctrine that is ruled by Shari’ah Law based on the Quran, and recognizes Islam as the only legitimate religion. The Political Doctrine of Islam is enforced with mandatory requirements and rituals, which the negation of supposedly leads to hell, often after dishonorable chastisement, bodily punishment, torture, or even death by stoning and decapitation. This is how Muslims stay entrapped and controlled within the Islamic political system. They fear each other, they fear rejection, they fear punishment, and they fear hell.
The truth is, “good” Muslims think they will go to hell if they do not do their individual part, no matter how benign or abhorrent it may seem, in helping takeover the whole world. As a group known as the ummah, they indeed use all of those methods. And they will say anything necessary, as it is required by Shari’ah Law, to accomplish the goal of world conquest. Non-Muslims must realize that he or she is not equal to a Muslim under Shari’ah Law. Under Shari’ah Law, non-Muslims are considered to be unworthy by God, dirty, discredited from the start, inferior, and not respected.
The Quran is the only constitution of Saudi Arabia, which is the home of Mecca and the Kaaba, where all mosques point, where every Muslim faces during prayer, and where non-Muslims are not allowed. The Quran demands submission by everyone in the world, by any means necessary, claiming Islam existed prior to all other religions, and is superior to any form of government ever made by man. The Quran governs all mosques in the world, even those in the United States. Ditto for Iran, however, the Iranians (Shiite) and the Saudis (Sunni-Wahhabi) disagree with each other on the Caliphate lineage, and thus their fundamental superiority and rights.
Fortunately, no version of Islam has ever been able to enforce its manifesto on the entire world. However, all of Islam still justifies any means necessary to meet that goal including threat, infiltration, violence, terrorism, coercion and deception in a 1400-year-long Universal Jihad. They even work against each other, as we well know. When a Muslim uses politically correct speech, he or she will usually say that Muslims abhor violence. But that does not mean that they will not resort to violence or other political and financial persuasion after issuing an “invitation to Islam.” If a Muslim dislikes violence, it is still required if all else fails. In fact, the Quran tells them to do just that, while giving encouragement by promising paradise in return.
It is against Shari’ah Law to refer to God with any other personal name than “Allah.” When Muslims say that all Christians in Muslim countries refer to God as Allah, one has to read between the lines. What is really being said is that it is against Shari’ah Law to call God by any other personal name. Therefore non-Muslims in Islamic countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran call God by the personal name Allah, because the Koran serves as the supreme law of the land there. If anyone dared associate another personal name with God, such as Jehovah or Jesus, they would be guilty of a crime. So in that respect, it is completely true and understandable that Christians refer to God as Allah in the Middle East.
Mecca was captured by Islam in a military invasion in 630 A.D. after the citizens turned down the invitation to Islam that Muhammed offered them. Upon the final slaughter and conquest, which was after breaking a “peace” treaty, Muhammad delivered an address at the Kaaba (the black box in Mecca where Muslims must make an effort to visit at least one time if financially plausible). Dressed in military garb and wearing a helmet, according to Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani in his book, “The Message”, Muhammed said:
“Bear in mind that every claim of privilege, whether that of blood or property is abolished . . . I reject all claims relating to life and property and all imaginary honors of the past, and declare them to be baseless . . . A Muslim is the brother of another Muslim and all the Muslims are brothers of one another and constitute one hand as against the non-Muslims. The blood of every one of them is equal to that of others and even the smallest among them can make a promise on behalf of others”
With that said, “Allah,” the name of the former Arab pagan moon god (one of many gods worshipped) was declared the only god. Muhammad overthrew Mecca, declaring all of Islam, anywhere in the world, to be a political and military state against all non-Muslims, regardless of non-Muslim political, geographical, national origins, or religious beliefs. Muhammed said, “If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of him.” —Quran 3:85
From that point on, Islam spread imperialistically, as a supremacist ideology through force or coercion and usually involved violence. After conquests, Islam claimed some achievements of the conquered civilizations as its own while destroying others, and equivocating the personal name of the Arab pagan moon god “Allah” with the indigenous generic pronoun, “God.”
Mosques are the headquarters for political Islamic domination, and every mosque in the world points to Mecca, the birthplace of Islam. The construction of mosques is a required strategy for Islamization. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan reminded Turkish Muslims with the lines of a poem by the Turkish writer, Ziya Gökalp: “The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers.” Erdogan also told Turkish immigrants in Germany that “assimilation is a crime against humanity.”
With that said, how can Americans ever tolerate the intolerance of Islamic doctrine and Shariah Law? Contrary to the belief of politically correct narcissists, it is actually against the Constitution to tolerate a political system that denies freedom of religious worship.
by Vijay Kumar
THE KABAH IN MECCA WAS NOT BUILT AS AN ISLAMIC MOSQUE. It was an ancient temple that had been shared by polytheists, Christians, Jews, and Hindus, honoring 360 different deities. In 630 A.D. the Kabah was captured by Islam in its military invasion and conquest of Mecca.
On the day of its capture, Mohammed delivered an address at the Kabah in military dress and helmet, according to Ayatullah Ja’far Subhani in his book, “The Message”:
“Bear in mind that every claim of privilege, whether that of blood or property is abolished . . . I reject all claims relating to life and property and all imaginary honors of the past, and declare them to be baseless . . . A Muslim is the brother of another Muslim and all the Muslims are brothers of one another and constitute one hand as against the non-Muslims. The blood of every one of them is equal to that of others and even the smallest among them can make a promise on behalf of others.” —Mohammed
Mohammed’s address at the Kabah overthrew the Meccan government and declared all of Islam, anywhere in the world, to be a political and military state against all non-Muslims, regardless of the non-Muslims’ political, geographical, or national origins.
“If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of him.” —Koran 3:85
Although the rightful owners of the Kabah are the many religions that shared it before the Islamic military conquest of Mecca, according to Subhani the Kabah today is under the control of a hereditary regime going back to Mohammed: “currently the 12th Imam from the direct descent of the Prophet of Islam is the real protector, its custodian and guardian.”
All Islamic mosques everywhere in the world are required to have a clear visible indication pointing in the direction of Mecca and the Kabah, where the international political and military state of Islam was founded. In most mosques there is a niche in the wall—the mihrab—that points toward the seat of Islamic power. Each mosque, like the Kabah, is governed by an Imam in compliance with the political documents of Islam.
Mosques and the Political Documents of Islam
The Koran is the supreme political document of Islam—its political manifesto and political constitution. It is the only constitution of the nation-state Saudi Arabia, which is the home of Mecca and the Kabah, where all mosques point, and is the birthplace of Islam.
The Koran is a totalitarian constitution. It demands submission by anyone within its jurisdiction. The Koran governs all mosques everywhere in the world.
As a political document, the Koran asserts that everyone in the world is within its jurisdiction. So far, Islam has not been able to enforce that totalitarian claim on the entire world, but has managed to do so through threat, infiltration, violence, terrorism, and coercion on roughly 20% of the world. It is engaged in a 1400-year-long Universal Jihad to dominate the rest of the world. All mosques are its outpost headquarters.
Central to the Koran’s political mandates is prohibition of religious freedom and religious tolerance, along with denouncements of religions such as Christianity and Judaism.
“O ye who believe! take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors: They are but friends and protectors to each other. And he amongst you that turns to them (for friendship) is of them.” —Koran 5:51
“Fight and slay the Pagans wherever ye find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war)” —Koran 9:5
All mosque leaders must be loyal to and supportive of these political and militaristic mandates.
The Koran as a political document also forbids separation of church and state. That is why every Islamic nation, where Islamic leaders have managed to gain power, is a theocracy, ruled by the Koran and Islamic Sharia law.
The Hadith (reported sayings and acts of Mohammed) and the Sira (the official biographies of Mohammed) are the other political documents that, along with the Koran, constitute the basis for Islam’s Sharia law.
“There is only one law which ought to be followed, and that is the Sharia.” —Syed Qutb
Sharia law is administered by Islamic Imams who interpret the law and hand down rulings in their sole discretion. Sharia law does not allow trial by jury. Sharia law also mandates a double standard of laws for Muslims (believers) and infidels (non-believers). Sharia law mandates a discriminatory tax, called jizya, on non-Islamic religions and nations:
“Fight those who believe not in Allah…until they pay the jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.” —Koran 9:29
Sharia law also mandates discrimination toward women, and forbids any criticism of Islam or its founder, stifling freedom of speech.
Sharia law also mandates that all men are slaves with no right to freedom of religion:
“Allah’s right on His slaves is that they should worship Him (Alone) and should not worship any besides Him.” —Mohammed, Sahih Bukhari 4:52:108, Narrated Mu’adh
Sharia law does not allow for separation of church and state. Sharia regards church and state as one inseparable entity governing every aspect of individual and social life, both spiritual and secular. That is why all Islamic nations are theocracies.
In short, Sharia law stands in direct opposition to the American Constitution and Bill of Rights. The implementation of Sharia law demands the overthrow of the American Constitution and our form of government and system of laws. Mosque leaders, in every nation in the world, are loyal to the Koran, the Hadith, the Sira, and consider them divine law, and therefore supreme over all manmade laws.
Other political and military documents of Islam include treaties of Mohammed, which are held in reverence by Islam as models of conduct in relations between nations.
“Ye have indeed in the Messenger of Allah [Mohammed] a beautiful pattern (of conduct) for anyone whose hope is in Allah.” —Koran 33:21
“War is deceit.” —Mohammed, Sahih Bukhari 4:52:268, Narrated Abu Hurarira
In one treaty proposal, to Jaifer and Abd, Mohammed wrote:
“If you two accept Islam, your country will, as usual, remain with you. But if you refuse or object, it is a perishable thing.” —Mohammed
In another, to the Chiefs of Aqaba, he wrote:
“It is better for you either to accept Islam or agree to pay Jizya and consent to remain obedient to Allah . . . If you do not accept these terms . . . I shall have to wage war (to bring peace and security).” —Mohammed
These same patterns and political mandates have been used over and over by Muslims since 610 A.D. to invade and conquer many civilizations and nations throughout the world, and to eradicate human rights and freedoms in those lands. Iran once was called Persia and was Zorastrian. Egypt was Christian. What was once a Hindu civilization was conquered and made into Pakistan, which is now part of the Axis of Jihad, along with Iran and Saudi Arabia. Afghanistan was Buddhist for thousands of years. Now its chief exports are heroin and Islamic terrorism.
“When We decide to destroy a population, We (first) send a definite order to those among them who are given the good things of this life and yet transgress; so that the word is proved true against them: then (it is) We destroy them utterly.” —Koran 17:16
In every instance where Islam has conquered and “destroyed utterly” a nation or civilization, the key to the conquest was the establishment of mosques, which are political and military command and control centers for Islam, and which all point toward the seat of Islamic power: the Kabah.
Mosques and the Fallacy of the “Moderate Muslim”
The majority of Germans during World War II were not active members of the Nazi party, were not waging war, and were not involved in the holocaust. The leaders, though, were active members of the Nazi party, were waging war, and were involved in the holocaust.
The majority of Russians and eastern Europeans under the rule of the U.S.S.R. were not trying to spread Communism throughout the world, and were not threatening and waging war and revolution, but were going about their daily lives trying to survive. The leaders, though, were doing everything they could to spread Communism throughout the world, and were threatening and waging war and revolution.
Throughout history, since 610 A.D., the leaders of Islam have been waging Universal Jihad around the world for the purpose of Islamic totalitarian domination of the world. It has never mattered what percentage of the Muslim population was “peaceful” or “moderate.” Peace and moderation are not relevant to the totalitarian mandates of Islam’s political documents, and Islam’s leaders always follow the totalitarian mandates of Universal Jihad contained in them.
There are post-Nazi democracies. There are post-Communist democracies. There are no post-Islamic democracies. Literal Islam, as contained in its political documents, is the consummate totalitarianism. Neither Nazism or Communism had a metaphysical factor, as does Islam. Islam uses its metaphysics as a wedge to drive in its totalitarian political doctrines.
Once Islam has established itself sufficiently in any nation, it seeks to overthrow any existing regime or constitution or law, and replace it with Islamic theocracy. Even the most “moderate” Muslim is bound to obey Islamic law, and so is bound to fight if ordered to fight:
“When you are called (by the Muslim ruler) for fighting, go forth immediately.” —Hadith Sahih Bukhari 4:52:79:Narrated Ibn ‘Abbas
All Islamic mosques have Islamic leaders (rulers) who can call Muslims for fighting, and as such are satellite headquarters for spreading Literal Islam’s political doctrine of world domination and totalitarianism—no matter how many “moderate Muslims” they serve.
Mosques and the Worldwide Islamic State
Islam is a de facto political state wherever it exists anywhere in the world. The Koran is its constitution. The Kabah is its seat of power, still in the control of the regime that occupied it in 630 A.D. All Muslims in the world, regardless of nationality, are required to travel to the Kabah at least once in their lifetime and pay homage to it.
The fact that nations and international political institutions in the world do not recognize Islam as a de jure state is irrelevant. Mohammed himself declared it as a state, and Islam’s own political documents declare it to be a state, and, ipso facto, it always is a state-within-a-state, governed by the Koran and Sharia law internally, anywhere that it has not yet gained full power and control.
“The Believers are but a single brotherhood.” —Koran 49:10
“A Muslim has no nationality except his belief.” —Syed Qutb
“Islam wishes to destroy all states and governments anywhere on the face of the earth which are opposed to the ideology and program of Islam regardless of the country or the nation which rules it. The purpose of Islam is to set up a State on the basis of its own ideology and program.” — Syed Abul A’ala Maududi
Just as our Constitution of the United States binds and identifies us as a single political and legal union of non-contiguous states, territories, political groups, and people, so the Koran binds and identifies all Islamic nations and all Muslims as a single political and legal union of non-contiguous nations, territories, political groups and people, regardless of geographic boundaries, whose seat of power is the occupied Kabah. All Islamic Imams, in every mosque everywhere in the world, are bound to the Koran as supreme law.
As we have seen, Islamic law gives Islamic Imams the power to order Muslims to fighting. The German Max Weber, who had considerable influence on international law and politics, defined “state” as that entity that has a “monopoly on the legitimate use of physical force within a given territory.”
Islam declares that the Koran and Sharia law are divine, and, as such, are the only “legitimate” law in the world. In that way, Islam “self-legitimizes” its right to use physical force anywhere in the world, and the right of every Imam in every mosque in the world to call for physical force and violence at any time. This makes every Imam in every mosque a military leader.
Islam is a state by every definition and theory, and is a state hostile to and at war with the United States of America and its Constitution.
Mosques and Treason and Sedition Against the U.S.
Islam’s political documents and law call for the overthrow of our Constitution and our man-made laws, and therefore for the overthrow of our government, which by definition constitutes sedition and treason. The Islamic documents call for the overthrow of our government—a protector of religious freedom and human rights—through violence:
“I was ordered to fight all men until they say ‘there is no god but Allah.’” —Mohammed’s farewell address, 632
“I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, ‘None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.’” —Hadith Sahih Bukhari 4:52:196 Narrated Abu Huraira
“He who fights so that Allah’s Word (Islam) should be superior, then he fights in Allah’s cause.” —Hadith Sahih Bukhari 1:3:125 Narrated Abu Musa
“I asked the Prophet [Mohammed], ‘What is the best deed?’ He replied, ‘To believe in Allah and to fight for His Cause.’” —Hadith Sahih Bukhari 3:46:694 Narrated Abu Dhar
“And fight them till there is no more affliction (i.e. no more worshiping of others along with Allah)”. —Hadith Sahih Bukhari 6:60:40 Narrated Nafi’
“Soon shall We cast terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers.” —Koran 3.151
“I am with you: give firmness to the Believers: I will instill terror into the hearts of the Unbelievers: smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them.” —Koran 8:12
“Against them make ready your strength to the utmost of your power, including steeds of war, to strike terror into (the hearts of) the enemies, of Allah and your enemies, and others besides, whom ye may not know, but whom Allah doth know.” —Koran 8:60
The Koran, as the constitution of Islam and Muslims, is diametrically opposite to the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights. According to Islam and Muslims, the Koran is divine law, uncorrupted and incorruptible, whereas the United States Constitution is man-made and is not infallible, and therefore is corrupt. The U.S. Constitution is the antithesis of the Koran; therefore Muslims have no obligation to obey it.
A mosque in the United States is a command and control center of a foreign political and military state that seeks the overthrow of our government, and an Imam in a mosque is a political and military representative of a foreign state that calls for the overthrow of the United States.
The laws of the United States provide specific criminal penalties for sedition and treason. These laws are not only applicable to those advocating and calling for the overthrow of our Constitution and our government; they are applicable to anyone who gives “aid or comfort” to such declared enemies of the United States, or who “organizes or helps or attempts to organize any society, group, or assembly of persons” so engaged. The terms “organizes” and “organize” extend to “the recruiting of new members, the forming of new units, and the regrouping or expansion of existing clubs, classes, and other units of such society, group, or assembly of persons.”
Mosques are just such units.
Vijay Kumar is a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress from Tennessee’s 5th District. A native of Hyderabad, India, Mr. Kumar lived in Iran during the 1979 Islamic Revolution, when he came to the United States. A naturalized American citizen, Mr. Kumar has lived in Nashville, Tennessee for 24 years. He has been married to his wife, Robin, a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, for 27 years, and they have three children, two of whom are adopted.
Sharia For Dummies
By Nonie Darwish
Imam Feisal Abdel Rauf claims that the US constitution is Sharia compliant. Now let us examine below a few laws of Sharia to see if Imam Rauf is truthful or a fraud:
1- Jihad defined as “to war against non-Muslims to establish the religion” is the duty of every Muslim and Muslim head of state (Caliph). Muslim Caliphs who refuse jihad are in violation of Sharia and unfit to rule.
2- A Caliph can hold office through seizure of power meaning through force.
3- A Caliph is exempt from being charged with serious crimes such as murder, adultery, robbery, theft, drinking and in some cases of rape.
4- A percentage of Zakat (alms) must go towards jihad.
5- It is obligatory to obey the commands of the Caliph, even if he is unjust.
6- A caliph must be a Muslim, a non-slave and a male.
7- The Muslim public must remove the Caliph in one case, if he rejects Islam.
8- A Muslim who leaves Islam must be killed immediately.
9- A Muslim will be forgiven for murder of : 1) an apostasy 2) an adulterer 3) a highway robber. Making vigilante street justice and honor killing acceptable.
10- A Muslim will not get the death penalty if he kills a non-Muslim.
11- Sharia never abolished slavery and sexual slavery and highly regulates it. A master will not be punished for killing his slave.
12- Sharia dictates death by stoning, beheading, amputation of limbs, flogging and other forms of cruel and unusual punishments even for crimes of sin such as adultery.
13- Non-Muslims are not equal to Muslims and must comply to Sharia if they are to remain safe. They are forbidden to marry Muslim women, publicly display wine or pork, recite their scriptures or openly celebrate their religious holidays or funerals. They are forbidden from building new churches or building them higher than mosques. They may not enter a mosque without permission. A non-Muslim is no longer protected if he commits adultery with a Muslim woman or if he leads a Muslim away from Islam.
14- It is a crime for a non-Muslim to sell weapons to someone who will use them against Muslims. Non-Muslims cannot curse a Muslim, say anything derogatory about Allah, the Prophet, or Islam, or expose the weak points of Muslims. However, the opposite is not true for Muslims.
15- A non-Muslim cannot inherit from a Muslim.
16- Banks must be Sharia compliant and interest is not allowed.
17- No testimony in court is acceptable from people of low-level jobs, such as street sweepers or a bathhouse attendant. Women in such low level jobs such as professional funeral mourners cannot keep custody of their children in case of divorce.
18- A non-Muslim cannot rule even over a non-Muslims minority.
19- Homosexuality is punishable by death.
20- There is no age limit for marriage of girls under Sharia. The marriage contract can take place anytime after birth and consummated at age 8 or 9.
21- Rebelliousness on the part of the wife nullifies the husband’s obligation to support her, gives him permission to beat her and keep her from leaving the home.
22- Divorce is only in the hands of the husband and is as easy as saying: “I divorce you” and becomes effective even if the husband did not intend it.
23- There is no community property between husband and wife and the husband’s property does not automatically go to the wife after his death.
24- A woman inherits half what a man inherits.
25- A man has the right to have up to 4 wives and she has no right to divorce him even if he is polygamous.
26- The dowry is given in exchange for the woman’s sexual organs.
27- A man is allowed to have sex with slave women and women captured in battle, and if the enslaved woman is married her marriage is annulled.
28- The testimony of a woman in court is half the value of a man.
29- A woman looses custody if she remarries.
30- To prove rape, a woman must have 4 male witnesses.
31- A rapist may only be required to pay the bride-money (dowry) without marrying the rape victim.
32- A Muslim woman must cover every inch of her body which is considered “Awrah,” a sexual organ. Some schools of Sharia allow the face and some don’t.
33- A Muslim man is forgiven if he kills his wife caught in the act of adultery. However, the opposite is not true for women since he “could be married to the woman he was caught with.”
The above are clear cut laws in Islam decided by great Imams after years of examination and interpretation of the Quran, Hadith and Mohammed’s life. Now let the learned Imam Rauf tell us what part of the above is compliant with the US constitution?