Is the concept of honor killing still valid in the 21st Century?
According to the AP: “In Britain, more than 25 women have been killed in so-called honor killings in the past decade.”
Here is an article about parents who were convicted of killing their daughter, who objected to a forced marriage to her cousin.
Now, here’s a scary thought. Michelle Bachmann (R.-Minn.) has raised more than $1 million in campaign contributions because of her Muslim-bashing.
“Bachmann said July’s harvest came from more than 22,000 contributions with an average donation of just under $50, typical of the kind of grassroots base extending far beyond her district’s borders that she’s been able to assemble as a national Tea Party figure,” writes Alex Seitz-Wald on Salon.com.
You can read more here “Bachmann cashes in on witch hunt”.
Who could possibly object to a new building with a religious purpose? Evidently some folks in Brooklyn, New York.
Read it here.
Here’s a report on one surveillance post operated by the New York Police Department in neighboring New Jersey:
Spying in New Brunswick.