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Islam in the UK

By on 7.28.08 | 10:34AM

A comprehensive new survey of British university students conducted by the Centre for Social Cohesion came up with some disturbing results:

32 per cent of Muslim students polled said killing in the name of religion was justified, compared to 2 per cent of non-Muslims. A third of those polled said they supported a worldwide Islamic caliphate, or government, and more than half - 54 per cent - supported the idea of having their own political party at Westminster. Just under a quarter did not believe men and women were equal in the eyes of Allah, while 25 per cent said they had little or no respect for homosexuals.
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What's troubling about the findings is that this isn't a sample of unemployed, uneducated, youths living in Muslim ghettos --which is what radicalizes people in the minds of liberals such as Barack Obama -- but it is a group of educated and privileged students who have every opportunity to lead productive and rewarding lives.

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