The Formidable Islamist Minority in America

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    The Formidable Islamist Minority in America


    January 9, 2013
    By Ryan Mauro

    A summary of polls about the ideological makeup of the Muslim-American community shows that the majority is moderate, but there is a formidable minority influenced by Islamist doctrine. A significant number are refusing to give answers or are still figuring out where they stand on issues like terrorism and Sharia Law.

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    There is high support for restricting freedom of speech in compliance with Sharia Law.

    About 59% feel that criticism of Islam or its founder is not permitted under the First Amendment. Only 41% disagreed. Shockingly, 52% strongly or somewhat support criminal charges against those that criticize or parody Islam, while 33% oppose it. Nearly 15% strongly or somewhat support executing critics of their religion. About 70% strongly oppose it and around 11% only somewhat oppose it.

    Only about 30% believe that Americans have the right to encourage Muslims to leave their faith. Around 45% disagree. Note that this question isn’t about whether people should proselytize to Muslims. It’s about whether doing so is a constitutional right.

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    The Formidable Islamist Minority in America
     
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    Got any polls which show how many American Christian's support Christian Nationalism or some of its tenants?

    I'll bet you'd find the percentage is much higher and, therefore, constitutes a much greater threat to our liberty....don't you?
     
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    look.

    I'm an agnostic ( atheist with no balls) and grew up in the bible belt.

    Dealt with many a bible thumper. While they can be annoying you can debate with them about their views and sometimes reach a consensus.

    With hard line islamists it's their way or

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    I don't know about that as I've had lots of debates about religion and faith with Muslim's. Have you? If point of fact, how many Muslim's do you actually know?
     
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    Really stooping for a response, eh? Why don't you cite an organized Christian denomination (don't give me Foxboro Church) which believes that blasphemy should be a criminal offense? As to your irrelevant question about how many Muslims does one know, I know quite a few and none of them are willing to publicly denounce Muslim terrorism.
     
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