Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Potential "Honor" Killing in Ohio?

Writing for the Washington Times, Frank J. Gaffney Jr. had this to say in his column today:

Rifqa's father erupted: "If you have this Jesus in your heart, you're dead to me. You're not my daughter. I will kill you."...When Rifqa's family discovered her whereabouts, they began proceedings in juvenile court in Orlando, Fla., to compel her to go back to Ohio. ...All other things being equal, under Florida law, such a minor would be surrendered to her home state unless...

Let us be clear: Rifqa Bary is a proverbial "canary in the mine shaft," a warning to all of us that toxic Shariah is leeching into America. Every effort must be made to ensure that her freedoms -- and, inevitably, ours -- are permanently protected against this deadly assault.

Read the whole story here.


Anonymous said...

So this insider law system has come here in the open. Thanks for posting this.

E Cavin

Canon Tallis said...

In the midst of so many threats to our country's Constitution and freedoms, this is one which also moves me greatly. We have already had Islamic "honor" killings in this country but they seem meaningless to all except a very few of us.

How different is that religion which claims to be of Abraham from that of Jews and Christians who hear God's commandment to "Do no murder."