Hawaii Lawmakers Vote To Create "Islam Day"

Hawaii Lawmakers Vote To Create "Islam Day" May 7, 2009
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What are they drinking in Hawaii?

Hawaii’s state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday to celebrate “Islam Day” – over the objections of a few lawmakers who said they didn’t want to honor a religion connected to Sept. 11, 2001.

The Senate’s two Republicans argued that a minority of Islamic extremists have killed many innocents in terrorist attacks.

And they’re Republicans?

“I recall radical Islamists around the world cheering the horrors of 9/11. That is the day all civilized people of all religions should remember,” said Republican Sen. Fred Hemmings to the applause of more than 100 people gathered in the Senate to oppose a separate issue – same-sex civil unions.

Oh okay, so praise Allah and screw the queers!

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