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Originally posted by shuck
reply to post by googolplex
Just a minute ..nothing wrong with dogs..they are mans best friend and I know that from experience!!..
Savages...thats all !!
Is this happening in the United States? No? Then why should I give a damn. Let the women of Afganistan rise up and secure their rights and independence if they want. Why do I a guy several thousands miles a way in a first world nation have to get involved in a third world nation's business. They can do whatever the hell they want inside of their borders.
Do I think it's pathetic and wrong? Of course, but I'm not afgani so my opinion doesn't really matter on this issue.
My questions out of idle curiosity though. Who pushed this bill, why was it pushed, and how did it get voted in? There has to be a problem or a need before there's a law.
Originally posted by rcwj75
When are people going to learn...this is NOT America...these people DO NOT think like us, want to think like us, don't give a $#&* about what WE think, etc....
This is how they choose to live....this is what they want. When WE as a nation try to intervien we are called every name under the sun by our own citizens.
Bottom line is this...if WE as a nation try to get involved to help the people/women of this country, stop bitching about WAR. And if you don't want us over there fighting and trying to help them, then stop worrying about what laws they pass and how they treat THEIR people. You can't have it both ways....like many want it on ATS.
Originally posted by CuriousSkeptic
Why do I a guy several thousands miles a way in a first world nation have to get involved in a third world nation's business.
Originally posted by serbsta
Wow... is this serious? This is practically legalizing rape and sexual abuse within a marriage.
More from source:
"It also effectively allows a rapist to avoid prosecution by paying 'blood money' to a girl who was injured when he raped her," the US charity Human Rights Watch said.
This is a violation of human rights.
This is a violation of womens rights.
This is not the kind of justice we want for any nation.
(visit the link for the full news article)
Originally posted by nixie_nox
reply to post by CuriousSkeptic
Well they have made it impossible for women to unite and uprise. When a woman can't even walk down the street without a man. Go shoppign for herself, or congregate in any kind of way. Makes it kind of hard to stand up for yourself. They are not even allowed to make phone calls without a man's permisison.
Exactly how do they uprise then?
THis isn't a muslim issue, this is a taliban issue. There are many muslim countries where women have good lives. It is when a dictatorship takes over that these rules come in place. Before the russian invasions, Afghanistan was more liberal then this.
[edit on 16-8-2009 by nixie_nox]