In fact, so grave is mockery of the prophet considered, that the cleric – Mohammad Qatanani, who leads one of the largest mosques in New Jersey – even believes free speech that criticizes Islam poses a national security threat to the U.S. and that those responsible should be investigated by the Department of Homeland Security.
“We, as Americans, have to put limits and borders [on] freedom of speech,” Qatanani, leader of the Islamic Center of Passaic County (ICPC), told TheBlaze. He explained that while Americans may ”have the freedom“ to speak their mind, ultimately, they “have no right to [talk about Muslim] holy issues“ as it will incite ”hatred or war among people.”
Qatanani said he thinks agitators who slander Islam, or, more specifically, the Prophet Muhammad, incite violence and hence, pose a national security risk that threatens the safety of Americans at home and abroad. Thus, America should disregard its First Amendment as it is typically applied and instead act in accordance with sharia law for the ultimate “good” of society. (Continue Reading.)
Saturday, September 22, 2012
New Jersey Imam Mohammad Qatanani Calls for Sharia Blasphemy Laws in U.S.
Notice that violent Muslims and peaceful Muslims tend to want the same thing: the implementation of Islamic Law. They only differ on the means of getting what they want. Violent Muslims believe that violence is the key to achieving their goals (and the groveling of our leaders over the past twelve days hasn't exactly proven them wrong). Peaceful Muslims, on the other hand, believe that Sharia can replace the Constitution without violence (though they often rely on the violence committed by other Muslims as their reason for wanting blasphemy laws in the U.S.).