Scores of veiled women stage a rally in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday… denouncing a recent law in France that bans Islamic face veils in public. The controversial law, which came into force on April 11, prohibits people from masking their faces in public places.
Having survived the deluge of hate unleashed in the last chapter, let's dive back into the Qur'an. After all, Islam has seduced a billion souls; there must be something godly somewhere. Qur'an 68:1 "I call to witness the Pen and what it writes. [The Islamic god just asked an inanimate object to bolster his credibility by witnessing on his behalf.] You are not a demented madman or possessed." With all the evidence to the contrary, Muhammad found a spirit who didn't think he was crazy.
I received this email that says: "Hello bni, I’m from Nigeria and this is a picture from Nigeria. Muslims have been killing Christians and burning churches including the Vice President’s house. I have attached a photo also. Thank you so much for your blog.” Signed igwe, Nigeria
A full zero episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher have passed since the host’s last provocative remark about Islam, so naturally, we were due for another. And tonight, in speaking to Irshad Manji of NYU’s Moral Courage Project, he delivered.