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Thats fine in thier own countries. But imagine the disturbance it will create for others here. Especially returning soldiers from the middle east. They wake up to that # and have flashbacks
Originally posted by CommonSense
Well, unless we're willing to ban church bells it would be difficult to ban the call to prayer.
Sorry, but I remember the good old days, when immigrants came to this country and adapted to their new country.
Originally posted by curme
Ah, yes, the good old days. When you were forced to live by others belief's (ironic when you came to America for freedom) or got beaten or killed if you didn't. The christians don't own America. It's for everybody. If you don't like a place where people come to, so they can live free, and pursue their beliefs without getting persecuted, leave. America isn't run by white, male, slaveholders any more. We grew up.
Originally posted by Ambient Sound
From an idealogical standpoint, I have to say I fully support anyone's right to practice their religion however they wish, be it Islam, Christian, or Pet Rock worship. However, from a practical standpoint, when that freedom starts interfering with the rights of others then society has to figure out where to draw the line, if a line must be drawn.
I must admit that I'm having a hard time coming to a solid opinion on this issue. One one hand, they have the right to worship, but on the other, I don't feel like that right extends to involving me in their 5 times daily self-hypnotism routine against my wishes. At least most Christian Churches limit it to one day per week, and I can certainly be that tolerant.
My feeling is that Islam will refuse to adapt to the needs of existing in a free culture and this problem will end up fostering deeper hatreds.