Monday, July 18, 2011

Presidential candidate Herman Cain supports the peoples right to ban mosques in their community

I ran a poll here recently wanting to know which candidate had the most knowledge of Islam.  Overwhelmingly you chose Cain, and this article highlights why he is seen as the man with the best grasp of Islam and it's ways.

If he stays in the race, he has my vote, as of now.

From FOXNews July 17

Herman Cain Says U.S. Communities 'Have the Right' to Ban Mosques

Presidential candidate Herman Cain on Sunday defended his opposition to a new mosque in Tennessee, expressing concern about Shariah law and declaring Americans "have the right" to ban mosques in their communities.

Cain, who stirred controversy this year by saying he would be uncomfortable appointing a Muslim to his Cabinet if elected, first expressed concern Thursday about the controversial mosque in Murfreesboro, Tenn. That mosque has been the subject of demonstrations and legal challenges in the wake of the controversy over the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" in New York City.

Speaking on "Fox News Sunday," Cain said he came out against the Tennessee mosque after talking to members of that community. He said the site is "hallowed ground" to Murfreesboro residents and that they're concerned about "the intentions of trying to get Shariah law" -- the code governing conduct in Islamic societies.

"It's not just a mosque for religious purposes. This is what the people are objecting to," he said.

Asked whether any community should be able to prohibit a mosque, Cain said they should.

"They have the right to do that. That's not discriminating ... against that particular religion. That is an aspect of them building that mosque that doesn't get talked about," he said.

Cain again argued that residents were objecting to "the fact that Islam is both a religion and a set of laws, Shariah law. That's the difference between any one of our other traditional religions."

If this fact alone would be accepted by the masses, the fight to educate on Islam would be much easier, and people would grasp the implications of sharia and Islamic hegemony faster and with greater clarity.  This point is a crux of what Islam is.

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