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Fox News is at least bringing up the subject that the death by beheading of Aasiya Hassan might, just might, be an honor killing, but the way this piece ends is classic:

Meanwhile, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, a producer and host for Bridges TV who worked alongside the Hassans, said “now is not the time” to debate the cultural and religious context of the murder that appears to be an honor killing inspired by Aasiya Hassan’s desire to divorce her husband.

“There will be time for that later,” Hirschfield said in a statement obtained by “I will only say to those who leap to the conclusion that this kind of thing is intrinsic to Islam, ask yourselves if you think that drunkenness is intrinsic to Irish Catholics, or cheating in business is to Jews?”

An Irish Catholic friend emails, “Irish Protestants, atheists, and agnostics plan a major demonstration to protest the insensitivity of their exclusion.”


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