From Creeping Sharia:
Posted on March 9, 2012 by creeping
If you can’t
kill beat them, join them. Or at least ride their coattails to legalize polygamy. Then sharia divorce. via the Muslim Brotherhood’s U.S. newspaper, Gay Marriage Bill Set to Pass Maryland Legislature.
Politicians or not, people, particularly Muslims, have a duty to put principles above politics contends Jameel Johnson with the Prince Georges County Muslim Council. “The Muslim community has an obligation based on our faith to speak in support of just moral behavior and in opposition to that which is unjust even when it is unpopular,” asserted Johnson.
Imam Hussein Barre of the Avondale Muslim Community explains that the issue of same-sex relations is not new. Barre recounts the prayer of Prophet Lut (may Allah be pleased with him) who in the face of being overwhelmed by homosexuals of his time called upon Allah for support. According to the Quran, Allah saved Lut and his family, except a person who was sympathetic to homosexual lifestyles. Barre believes this example and others in the books of Allah offer ample evidence why Muslims must oppose same-sex marriages.
Further, Barre points out that if Maryland permits men to marry each other, there will be even fewer men to marry women. Barre suggests that the change in Maryland’s marriage law may provide Muslim men additional incentive to marry more than one wife.
The prosperity of Muslims and others may be critical for the success of the planned referendum to block same sex marriage from becoming law in Maryland. Its estimated that both sides of the debate may spend as much as $20 million in preparation of the referendum vote expected to coincide with the November presidential election.
In the event the same-sex marriage measure prevails, legal observers note that Maryland might also be obligated to recognize Islamic unions, including polygamous bonds. By expanding the legislation’s language protecting a religion’s definition of marriage, sponsors may have unknowingly opened the door for Maryland’s legalization of Islamic marriages. Maryland Delegate Alston herself, acknowledged the possibility that if the Civil Marriage Act becomes law, same-sex couples may have to make room for polygamous spouses heading to city halls across the state seeking licenses to wed along with the federal benefits that comes along with marriage permits