Activists Warn US Women of Sharia Law Threat

May 11, 2012

My interview with CBN News By Paul Strand CBN News Washington Sr. Correspondent Friday, May 11, 2012 WASHINGTON — There’s growing concern thatSharia law is creeping into America, with some U.S. judges even citing Islamic law in their rulings. Activists are now working to shine light on what they call Sharia’s war on women. A vast coalition met in Washington, D.C., Thursday, to warn women of the threat Islamic law would pose to their rights if enacted in the U.S. “Sharia takes an entirely different approach to their rights than would the American Constitution or the Declaration of Independence,” explained Karen Lugo, assistant director of the Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence. The group’s national public education campaign includes women who’ve been affected by harsh Sharia law. Cynthia Farahat fled Egypt to avoid facing military prison for her human rights work against Islam. “I’m ...

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‘End the Shariah War on Women’ Launch Event

May 10, 2012

iframe>Streamed live on May 10, 2012 by securefreedom This Thursday, May 10th, at 10:00 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room of the National Press Club, the Center for Security Policy launches a national public education campaign to ask America’s leaders to end the real ‘war on women’ — the Shariah War On Women. ( Shariah law oppresses women’s liberties and human rights, denying them their unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: * Life: Shariah destroys women’s lives through honor killings, physical abuse, female genital mutilation, and rape. This occurs not only to Muslim women but also to Christian and secular women through acts of kidnapping, imprisonment and murder. * Liberty: Shariah crushes women’s liberty through censoring free speech, freedom of religion and freedom of association. * Pursuit of Happiness: Shariah punishes women’s pursuit of happiness by denying equal rights and freedom ...

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Egypt: Radicalizing the Political Bargain Part II

May 1, 2012

Center for Security Policy| May 01, 2012 By Cynthia Farahat As I argued in Part 1 of this investigation, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), despite its often inflammatory rhetoric, is at heart a pragmatic and patient political organization willing to ally with any and all parties that will ultimately advance its expansionist international agenda.This is important to keep in mind as contradictory reports as to who holds the real levers of power continue to pour out of Egypt. Whoever prevails in the presidential elections will have the Islamist bloc by his side. Not only has the MB formed a solid alliance with the Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF), but last month Dostor newspaper reported that Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has crafted a deal with both the Brotherhood leaders and the Nour Salafist party to create and train an Egyptian variation of the ...

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