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CAIR - Canada, Demanding Special Rights for “Muslims Only”
The August 14, 2004, edition of
the Montreal Gazette
carried an interesting story regarding the wear of the hijab (head scarf) by
female Muslims entering the
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has long demanded that
Muslim women be allowed to wear a head scarf, face covering, (or both)
in official photographs and that common-sense government requirements
take a back seat to the rights of Muslims.
So…once again, we see law
enforcement officers, in the proper performance of their duties, being
told that Muslims have “special rights”; this time in the immigration
This raises some interesting…and dangerous, points:
1. Exactly how will the officers ID Muslim women entering
2. In the horrific event a Canadian permanent-residency card is used fraudulently to gain access to an aircraft or secure area to commit a terrorist act, what will be the response/liability of the Canadian government?
3. How do Canadians feel about the idea that
certain religious beliefs are elevated over others?
What ever happened to the concept of “all citizens being equal
before the law?”
Prime Minister Paul Martin wrote
a letter to CAIR-CANADA explaining that the government should not
impose scarf removal requirements on Muslim immigrants.
This drew the following response from Riad Saloojee, the council's executive director:
“We will go back to Immigration
To make the point crystal clear,
Saloojee is also requesting a formal apology:
"We will continue to press for a full apology. In all cases it was their first foray into
The government of
We Americans would like to welcome our Canadian brothers and sisters to the lunatic world of special rights and privileges for “protected classes” of people and just mention four words that will help you cope:
On July 24, 2004, Anti-CAIR
issued a “News & Analysis”
questioning the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) position
regarding the ongoing genocide in
ACAIR would like to call our
readers attention to the blog of Dr. Daniel Pipes, a respected expert
bottom line is this…why did it take Dr. Pipes to shame CAIR into making
the right decision regarding the
It should have been painfully obvious to even the most Ameriphobic of CAIR’s leadership that the majority of Americans will never support a policy of “hands off” in the face of genocide.
Given CAIR’s outright hatred for Dr. Pipes, why did they listen to him this time? Does this herald a new direction for CAIR?
Can a leopard change its spots?
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