March 22, 2007

A German Judge Cites Koran in Divorce Case

Whoever captioned the headline above, to this article, really does the story a disservice.

Luckily, the blogosphere has Pamela of Atlas Shrugs to capture the true outrage:

GERMAN JUDGE:OK TO BEAT WIFE, IT'S IN THE KORAN

He beat her and threatened her with murder. But because husband and wife were both from Morocco, a German divorce court judge saw no cause for alarm. It's a religion thing, she argued.

The Koran seems to have become the basis for a court decision in Frankfurt.The case seems simply too strange to be true. A 26-year-old mother of two wanted to free herself from what had become a miserable and abusive marriage. The police had even been called to their apartment to separate the two -- both of Moroccan origin -- after her husband got violent in May 2006. The husband was forced to move out, but the terror continued: Even after they separated, the spurned husband threatened to kill his wife.

Read more at links above.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Fyremandoug said...

You Know what if that happened at MY house Mrs Fyreman would have pulled out her little 38 and shot the bad man.....case closed

Fri Mar 23, 11:01:00 AM  
Blogger barista grazioso said...

That was my first thought Fyreman. Shoot the bastard. Abused no more. Any man who laid a hand on me would end up very, very sorry, religion or no.

I hate to say it, but our political correctness/tolerance running amock is going to bring this crap over here sometime soon.

Fri Mar 23, 02:14:00 PM  
Blogger Myra Langerhas said...

I like to think we are more sane here but am usually confronted by the fact that we probably aren't.

Fri Mar 23, 04:28:00 PM  

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