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Guess Who's Speaking At the Local Mosque?
by Robert Spencer
Unless you live in a rural area, there is probably a mosque (or more than one) in your town, and most people -- including local law enforcement officials -- regard them with the complete indifference shown the local churches. It is the height of political incorrectness to even suggest that possibly, just possibly, it might be worth checking into the local mosque's sources of funding, and what they're teaching there. As a Las Vegas city councilor exclaimed when some people objected to a proposal to build a mosque right beyond the fence of the international airport, "What's the big deal? It's just a church!"
But imagine what the outcry would be if your local church sponsored speakers like Khalid Yasin, Siraj Wahhaj and Ingrid Mattson.
According to Patrick Poole of Central Ohioans Against Terrorism, Khalid Yasin will be lecturing at Sinclair Community College in Dayton on May 16, sponsored by Dayton's Masjid-at-Taqwa. Who is Khalid Yasin? Patrick Poole says that he "says that the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks" and claims that "AIDS was invented at a US government lab and spread by Western governments through UN agencies and Christian missionaries. Of course, so far he sounds just like Jeremiah Wright, but he goes a lot farther than even Jeremiah's jeremiads.
Yasin has also, according to Poole, advocated that homosexuals be put to death; not only called equal rights for women "foolishness" but justified wife-beating (which is mandated in the Qur'an, 4:34); called the beliefs of Jews and Christians "filth" (Jews and Christians are unclean according to Qur'an 9:28); and warned Muslims against taking Jews and Christians as friends (in accord with the prohibition in Qur'an 5:51).
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