Educating Bill O'Reilly on the 'Rape Factor' in Islam (updated)

Last night for a few brief shining television moments (captured here), Wafa Sultan, courageous  author of the indispensible jeremiad "A God Who Hates," strove gamely to educate Bill O'Reilly -- often seemingly impenetrable by facts regarding Sharia -- about how Islamic Law, patterned on the "perfect example" of Islam's prophet Muhammad, sanctions rape.The news "hook" for Wafa's unfortunately rare appearance was the recent alleged rape of a Libyan woman, Iman Al-Obeidi by Qadaffi's minions. As a working physician in her native Syria, Wafa noted that she was familiar with "many such crimes" committed with the sanction of  Sharia -- Islamic Law. She elaborated that under Sharia, Any sexual activity is considered the given right of a male...A Muslim woman cannot report being raped because she will be asked to provide four witnesses otherwise she will be accused of committing adultery, and she will be stoned to death.The scholar Ibn Warraq...(Read Full Post)

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