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Orlando played host to anti-gay Muslim speaker, just weeks ago – Sarah McClure – Fusion 14.06.16
‘Death is the sentence. There’s nothing to be embarrassed about this. Death is the sentence… We have to have that compassion for people. With homosexuals, it’s the same. Out of compassion, let’s get rid of them now.’ [Sheikh Sekaleshfar has left Australia after his visa was revoked. The motivation(s) of the Orlando shooter are being investigated and debated.]
See report and video [2:32] here

And see:

Islam and homosexuality: what does the Koran say? – Associated Press/Haaretz 14.06.16
Here’s a look at what ISIS, Islamic scholars and others in the region say about homosexuality.

Why are we afraid to talk about Islam?
– David Suissa – Jewish Journal 14.06.16
Instead of dismissing the hateful interpretations of Islam, we must confront them directly and candidly and counter them with humane and scholarly interpretations that would distinguish right from wrong and bring honor to the faith. Fortunately, such a movement exists — it’s called the Muslim Reform Movement.

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