November 29, 2018

Detroit judge declares federal law against female genital mutilation “unconstitutional”

David MenziesMission Specialist

An appalling story comes to us from the Detroit Free Press. In what is being described as a major blow to the U.S. federal government, a judge in the state has declared America’s female genital mutilation law unconstitutional.

Apparently FGM is as American as the Fourth of July and apple pie...

As a result of the federal law being ruled unconstitutional, the key charges against two Michigan doctors and six others accused of subjecting at least nine minor girls to this mutilation procedure, have been dismissed.

The details are stomach-churning, made all the more chilling due to the fact that some of the victims were as young as seven.

At face-value, the case looked like a slam-dunk for the prosecution given the evidence and the testimony.

But then U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman concluded that Congress didn’t have the authority to pass the 22-year-old federal law that criminalizes FGM, noting it’s an issue for individual states to regulate.

FGM has been outlawed in more than 30 countries but despite the worldwide ban, somehow this judge found a technicality in the U.S. constitution itself, as if the Founding Fathers would have agreed that the genitals of future American women should be sliced-and-diced in the name of… diversity.

But, the true tragedy of this ruling is that in striving to be politically-correct, he has actually offended the sensibilities of hundreds of millions of Muslims who do not engage in nor buy into this barbaric practice.

This bizarre decision will surely be appealed in the months ahead, and let’s all hope it’s victorious. It’s one thing to commit cultural suicide, but quite quite another to do so for all the wrong reasons.

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commented 2018-12-02 06:41:52 -0500
ANDREW STEPHENSON commented 2 days ago
No. I am not. Why is male circumcision different?
Another example of the willful blindness of the leftists- the Third Pillar of Leftiedom- the refusal to exercise discernment. And even when shown the difference they still refuse to see it.

Mr-Babies-Are-Parasites, why do you want to believe and promulgate lies?
commented 2018-12-02 00:19:05 -0500
Not surprising really. The courts have declared that it is okay to mutilate women to death in the womb. So to be consistent, why not mutilate them after they have left the womb?

Mr-Babies-Are-Parasites, why do you want to believe and promulgate lies and irrational thinking?
commented 2018-11-30 22:52:35 -0500
Liza Rosie, excellent post. Andrew is the apologist who regularly stands up for barbaric practices in the West and is the perfect example of what makes it so much easier for Islamization of our nation possible. I think Andrew should have her own genitalia mutilated and blog about it!
commented 2018-11-30 22:08:42 -0500
We have ZERO tolerance on drinking/drugs and driving..
We have ZERO tolerance on texting and driving..
We have ZERO tolerance on high speed race driving..
We have ZERO tolerance on calling someone a bad name..
We have ZERO tolerance on someone who didn’t take their shoes off when showing an apartment…

But this gets a pass from the liberalist globalist pukes…
commented 2018-11-30 21:07:33 -0500
I agree with Liza Rosie on this..ZERO TOLERANCE!!
commented 2018-11-30 18:13:44 -0500
No Andrew. No FGM. none. It has never been a western thing, and we should be under no obligation to accommodate Islamic barbarism. It is sharia law. We should not accommodate sharia law in Canada.
This isn’t “misguided Muslim Derangement Syndrome” you deranged apologist, its a reasonable bias against the barbaric practices which are one of the cornerstones of political Islam. If they want to cut their girls they shouldn’t bother coming to the west. If they want sharia law they should stay in their Islamic country where it is accepted. Except for a few apologists the bulk of westerners frown upon it. We must maintain the integrity of our western laws and no others.
commented 2018-11-30 14:13:26 -0500
Andrew Stephenson said “The thing is, that people here use the most severe form as justification of banning every form of it. And, as you point out, there are different degrees. The most severe forms of female cutting are worse than routine male circumcision, but the mildest forms are trivial, less damaging than routine male circumcision”.
The problem is type 1 and 2 account for 85% of all FGM Type 3 is common in Djibouti Sudan, Somalia part of Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Kenya, Niger, Nigeria and all 3 forms have potentially serious side affects.
commented 2018-11-30 12:37:08 -0500
liza Rosie commented 14 hours ago
Because this Andrew. There are different degrees of cutting. Did you miss the part about impaired sexual function, ripping, pain during intercourse, toxic shock from grown over scar tissue impeding blood flow and urination etc. etc. "

The thing is, that people here use the most severe form as justification of banning every form of it. And, as you point out, there are different degrees. The most severe forms of female cutting are worse than routine male circumcision, but the mildest forms are trivial, less damaging than routine male circumcision.

Knowing the range of occurrences, a blanket ban probably isn’t the best option, unless you include all forms of genital cutting regardless of sex. The apparent double standards being set up here are very legally tenuous, but the blanket ban also runs up against de-facto religious freedoms (as in, genital cutting as practised by Jews and Muslims). You might get away with pointing out that the female equivalent isn’t a religious tradition, but that also undercuts the reason why people get so upset (the female version is not a Muslim tradition, but rather sub-Saharan Africa – Muslims elsewhere don’t, and sub-Saharan Christians do). The opposition to this ruling arises solely from misguided Muslim Derangement Syndrome.
commented 2018-11-30 10:32:55 -0500
Thank you IRIS MISS. Needed to be said.
commented 2018-11-30 10:19:13 -0500
As a former lesbian I have had plenty experience with diversity , I did sleep with a woman from Sierra Leone West Africa whom was castrated against her will at age 23 ,and her story enraged me with sadness and traumatized me for life, and so did the vision of her vaginal scooped area , then another time , I unfortunately was tricked into taking a supposed young lesbian home only to find out that this person was a dude that castrated their penis, leaving a horribly disfigured , mutilation , insulting to call it a vagina ,and I wanted that thing away from me as quickly as it came at me , in fact it angered me and I felt deceived by him , as I was lied to from the get-go . I bring up these two experiences of mine because I do not see the difference between female genitalia mutilation and gender sex orientation transition or gender dysphoria, where they literally take teenagers/youths for double mastectomy and castrations . I do not believe that these two mutilations are different , Only that one lgbtq castrations are legal and Muslim castration’s are not, because they are both physically/mentally disturbing and both mentally charged , both for ancient religion and contemporary religion , one for a Muslim religion one for the lgbtq rainbow religion. I believe that because the lgbtq Cabal normalized sex orientation surgery(castration& mastectomy) through transgenderism , that it brought much harm to women/girls in stopping FGM , in fact it is only normalizing it more like American apple pie ,thanks to the LGBTQ transgender movement And it’s dangerous rainbow lobbyists . Human Mutilation is human mutilation , especially abuse when a mental health disorder presents itself through Religion or political correctness . same shit different piles , you say black THEY say rainbow
commented 2018-11-30 09:52:32 -0500
Perhaps the judge isn’t saying FGM is as american as apple pie? Perhaps he has correctly ruled, according to the constitution, that it is up to the states to regulate this and that the federal government doesn’t have the authority.

I think FGM is abhorrent and medieval and anyone who engages or permits it ought to be thrown in jail with other child abusers but, in the USA, it is important to separate constitutional arguments from criminal prosecution. A judge ruling that he/she doesn’t have the authority to rule on a case is quite separate from ruling that the defendants are not guilty.
commented 2018-11-30 01:34:33 -0500
Jams Hall they will only care if it is done to them. They care nothing for others.
commented 2018-11-30 00:57:29 -0500
Where are all the western university professor SJWs on FGM ?
Mysteriously silent ?? Staring at their shoes ?? Cat got their tongue ?? Running late for their gender studies class ?
Trying to find a way to blame white males or “white privilege” ????
Their hypocrisy is fathomless and hilarious at the same time
commented 2018-11-29 22:54:08 -0500
“Educate yourself”, but don’t bother coming back.
commented 2018-11-29 22:52:53 -0500
Because this Andrew. There are different degrees of cutting. Did you miss the part about impaired sexual function, ripping, pain during intercourse, toxic shock from grown over scar tissue impeding blood flow and urination etc. etc.
Now go away. Trying to minimize and normalize Female Genital Mutilation is as disgusting as minimizing and normalizing chopping off your twigs and berries. I am so sick of apologists like Andrew. Everything is NOT relative. FMG is unacceptable in the west, it’s sick.
commented 2018-11-29 22:28:30 -0500
Andrew Stephenson:
Male circumcision is nothing, not even remotely the same as female genital circumcision.
Male circumcision was performed by Jews to distinguish them from Gentiles. Christianity did not support this practice and does not.
Personally, I do not believe that male babies should be subjected to this. But FGM is entirely different and cannot be compared in ANY way.
commented 2018-11-29 22:11:18 -0500
Andrew, educate yourself and come back. I’ll be glad to speak to you then.
Clue, if your clitoris was cut out and sexual pleasure was impossible, how would you feel? Then, consider the more extreme form of FGM – no clitoris, or labia majora and sewn up from urethra to vaginal opening. Pain and infections are your lot in life because of a barbaric practice. Some husbands in the Middle East will have their wife sewn up before they embark on business trips etc…
You don’t know what you are talking about, and, it shows.
commented 2018-11-29 22:02:44 -0500
No. I am not. Why is male circumcision different?
commented 2018-11-29 21:47:04 -0500
Andrew, once again you are conflating. Better luck next time.
commented 2018-11-29 21:28:00 -0500
It’s not really bizarre, given that the same rituals have been applied to males for a very long time… Either both forms of mutilation are illegal, or both are legal. The religious basis of MGM is legally well established, so that leaves little else…
commented 2018-11-29 21:06:41 -0500
What was this judge smoking? FGM is barbaric and ought to be religated to the garbage dump of history. Instead, this luftmensch wants to pass the buck to the individual states.
commented 2018-11-29 20:57:44 -0500
I guess the liberalists globalists golden rule will be …do unto others that you would not want done to you…
commented 2018-11-29 20:34:08 -0500
The Judge should be strapped down and given the same.. as in the male version procedure to him….

How do you like that for unconstitutional… you liberalist’s globalists pukes!
commented 2018-11-29 20:26:57 -0500
Tammie, that is very interesting. Why would the prosecution not have included child abuse charges to cover the bases? Too confident probably, which I would have been, seeing this as a slam dunk… Since they didn’t file child abuse charges before, they can now, no double jeprody there. Why appeal when they can go that route, then follow up with pulling their licenses to practice medicine, and get the parents on the abuse charges as well…
commented 2018-11-29 20:01:43 -0500
This Detroit activist judge’s decision will be overturned. Child abuse is illegal, this barbaric act subjects girls to a lifetime of health problems and pain. Prior to 1952, muslims were prohibited from running for office in the US. Sharia law undermines the Constitution and is antithetical to Western civilization.
commented 2018-11-29 19:35:52 -0500
It is impossible to be racist towards Muslims or Islam since neither is a race, period. To suggest otherwise is quite simply wrong. Dan, to answer your question, I think those judges are elected, but I understand some are appointed, so not sure about this one; but that would be the solution, vote him out. As for Justin, I remember his mosque visit where he referred to the second class property citizens as the sisters upstairs; enough said there, especially for his equity fake stance and femininity… what a fool.
commented 2018-11-29 18:18:25 -0500
When you let the Muzzies in and pay for it, they expect it, want more, will take more and will not integrate. In fact they are ingrate. Muzzie judge says unconstitutional to get the muzzie way, and if they don’t then you are all racist. So I say to you fuck the muzzies and the carpets that they flew in on.
commented 2018-11-29 17:57:17 -0500
Way too many lefties in the Hu-a-thug justice system in Canada, and the West in general.
Whether it’s activist, bleeding-heart liberals, or judges with mental health problems, like this transgender judge:
If transgenderism, or gender dysphoria is a mental disorder:
Then why are we allowing judges with mental disorders and obvious and immoral political bias’ to be appointed?!
The so-called ‘judge’ in question on the FGM case, using ‘states rights’ to back his establishing of sharia law is preposterous! Isn’t there safeguards in place to stop insane judges and/or their insane rulings?!

The host needs a serious purging, or it will not survive…
commented 2018-11-29 17:36:20 -0500
Our Idiot in Chief, Baby Doc Trudeau, believes it barbaric to call FGM barbaric. Now he can point to this incomprehensible judgement as validation to his absurd belief; a nation can’t ban inhumane practices.

Its very sad and unfortunate that Justin inherited his mother’s brains and Fidel’s politics.