Women and Isis…

This post is originally by Carrie Lucas from IWF and can be found here (IWF):

“The President once again, infuriatingly, tiptoed around one of the great threats facing the world today—ISIS and other violent Jihadists.  Of course, violence has been committed in the name of religions before, but that hardly seems relevant to today’s challenge.  One understands the desire to be sensitive and choose one’s words carefully in characterizing our enemies:  After all, if we hope to marginalize violent Islamists, we need to make clear that it isn’t peaceful Muslims, but the subset of violent extremist, with whom we are at odds.

Women and ISIS

However, even if words have to be chosen carefully, we also need to be clear in articulating and defending basic human rights which ought to be universally recognized throughout the world.  And that includes how our society, regardless of one’s faith, treats women.

It is bizarre that even as much of our liberal society seems desperate to identify the smallest potential slights against women that occur in our country—with efforts to boycot toys like pink Leggos and Barbies—there is a growing discomfort with acknowledging how women are being routinely abused in the name of radical Islam.

Most horrifyingly, we’ve seen recent reports of ISIS’s rules for the treatment of captured women.  Here is part of the sickening story…”


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