President Donald Trump described the resolution adopted after the Democratic Republic as "disgraceful". Ilhan Omar's remarks indicate that the supporters of the House of Israel have made two double bindings. (8th of March)
Fox News presenter Jeanine Pirro asked on Saturday if Rep. Ilhan Omar's use of a hijab, a headdress traditionally worn by Muslim women, signaled that she was embracing beliefs "opposed" to the constitution.
During an opening speech, Pirro commented on her show "Justice with Judge Jeanine", which focused on the recent controversial criticisms of the newcomer Minnesota Democrat over Israel, who were widely condemned as anti-Semitic. Pirro said Omar, one of the first Muslim women elected to Congress, was forced to make remarks because of her religion.
"Think about it: She does not get this anti-Israeli sentiment from the Democratic Party, so if she's not rooted in the party, where does she get it from?" Said Pirro.
"Think about it." Omar wears a hijab that requires women not to be molested according to Quran 33:59, does her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicate she abides by Sharia law? Contrary to the United States Constitution, she asked.
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According to the Council on Foreign Relations, Sharia is a code of conduct. Principles and rituals from the Koran that are interpreted and practiced in different ways. It is integrated into the law in many Muslim countries. Critics have voiced concerns that Sharia is incompatible with Western democracy and by its very nature violates women's rights. Many states in the US have passed laws that explicitly prohibit Sharia law in legal decisions.
Their defenders, such as Palestinian activist Linda Sarsour, argue that non-Muslims are not obliged to follow Sharia law and that Islam orders its followers to obey secular laws.
Pirro's comments were condemned in social media. Many critics pointed out that wearing a hijab, as is common among Muslim women, is protected under the First Amendment as religious speech and is not an indicator of how anyone interprets the Qur'an.
Others pointed to the irony of Pirro, who questioned Omar's allegiance to her religion when one of the main points for which Omar was criticized is calling for ancient tropics because of the alleged "double loyalty" of American Jews.
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Since taking office in January, Omar has been hijacked for tweeting and commenting in which she implicated money-pro-Israeli groups They stifled the debate over the treatment of Palestinians and that these groups urge the legislator to remain loyal to a foreign government.
Omar "clearly" apologized for her tweets about the pro-Israel lobby, and last week the House passed a resolution condemning hatred in response to Omar's comments. But the resolution, which condemned both anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim rhetoric and did not name Omar, did not go far enough for some.
"Why can not we individually condemn anti-Semitism?" MEP Ted Deutch, D-Fla., said in a speech on Thursday.
Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., Was one of 24 members voting against the resolution. In an interview on Sunday at NBC's Meet the Press, Cheney accused the Democrats of "allowing anti-Semitism."
"I decided to vote against it because I believe it was really a clear attempt to really protect Ilhan Omar, to cover up her bigotry and anti-Semitism," Cheney said.
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