eDigest: US Supreme Court Allows Prayers at Town Meetings

Epigraph:

There should be no compulsion in religion. Surely, right has become distinct from wrong; so whosoever refuses to be led by those who transgress, and believes in Allah, has surely grasped a strong handle which knows no breaking. And Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing. (Al Quran 2:257)

  

US Supreme Court

Lead post by Dr. Falak Rahman, the Muslim Times’ Editor for Women Rights and Family Values

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  1. Agnostics and atheists will not like to pray to anyone and Jews and Muslims will certainly not like to pray to Jesus, whom they think to be a man, even though the Muslims revere him as a noble prophet of God.

    On the surface it may feel good to every religious person, as he or she likes to pray to the Transcendent God of Unitarian Christianity, Judaism and Islam.

    But, this is surely violation of freedom of religion and could change USA into Talibanistan, one step at a time.

    Netanyahu wants Israel to be a Jewish state, Taliban want Pakistan to be a theocracy guided by their medieval understanding of Islam, here is Supreme court of USA, a country cherished for its religious freedoms, now siding with the Christian majority, guided by the Republican party agenda. Soon Modi would want India to be a Hindu country.

    I guess, the agnostics and atheists in USA would now need to buddy with religious minorities, including the Muslims, rather than their right wing Christian buddies, with whom they grew up.

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