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Do you think US should have respected Islamic law of burrying within 24 hours when it came to Bin Laden?

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Asked by shay1130 at 9:28 AM on May. 2, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Would you expect another country to honor your religious wishes if they had custody of you when you died?

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:29 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • i think it showed who the Bigger Person is. 'they' certainly wouldn't have shown respect...remember, they like to put heads up on stakes or rifles.

    Answer by dullscissors at 9:30 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • Why not?  He wasn't shot and killed because he was Muslim, he was shot and killed because he was a very evil man.  In this instance we do have to take somewhat of the High Road here and respect the religon he believed in. 


    Answer by Zakysmommy at 9:30 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • Yes I think it was a good move. Killing him may potentially cause uproar enough with out adding disregarding his religion into the mix. IMPO. That would have been adding fuel to the already hot coals.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:30 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • I agree with dullscissors.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:31 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • nope

    Answer by justalady774 at 9:32 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • Well he was behind a plan that killed muslims as well as other religions, how many of them even got to bury thier loved ones at all? I think any respect for him went out the window, when he did what he did!

    Answer by kimigogo at 9:36 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • Np he had no respect for the lives of all the inocent people he killed .or rather had killed.

    Answer by hooper06 at 9:37 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • I'm sure he wasn't respecting Islamic law when he was doing what he was doing. If you want a proper funeral don't be a terrorist.

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 9:38 AM on May. 2, 2011

  • It would have been unwise to blatantly disrespect the religious beliefs of a man you just martyred.... There will be a backlash, but it would have significantly enraged his "followers" had we not.
    I ask this, why would it have been "right" to disrespect his beliefs?

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 9:38 AM on May. 2, 2011

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