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← Dare we stand up for Muslim women?

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Comment #269687 by God fearing Atheist

Save the humanity from religion, saving it from global warming, and women's rights are the same? Excellent!

It is a fact that even though Saudi Arabia has a terrible human rights record, the US still is an ally and trades with it. If this relationship exists, then it obbviously means the US cannot exert force on domestic matters. This wold go for any other country involved in a similar oily relationship.

Morally, I do not even think it is right to trade with such countries. However, in general, people would rather have cheap gas than worry about women's rights in Saudi Arabia. Whether we like it or not, this is the current state of affairs.

I am not sure what you're trying to say, but these things are interconnected in reality, if not in morality.

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 07:40:00 UTC | #256085