Judge Allows Genital Mutilation Of Young Girls
A federal judge in Detroit recently threw out charges against several Muslims for allegedly mutilating young girls — cutting their genitals, so as to minimize their sexual desires.
The age-old barbaric practice within the Muslim culture is dubbed “FGM” which is an abbreviation for Female Genital Mutilation. This practice is apparently alive and well in the city of Detroit, along with other third world medieval enclaves within the Middle East.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a native of Somalia, presently lives in the United States and is an outspoken critic of the barbaric practice. She was dismayed and shocked by the judges ruling, tweeting out on social media, “Outrageous, cutting girls genitals is a crime and must be prosecuted!”
Katrina Pierson, a Trump supporter also weighed in on the controversy tweeting; “Wait! What? Judge dismisses key charges in genital mutilation case?”
Adding; “I had no idea that we needed laws against #FGM in the United States.”
The Judge (a libertarian) argues that his decision was reached because the state’s “anti-FGM” law was passed after the arrest of the Muslim doctors who performed the mutilation ritual. Adding state officials can charge the defendants with a sexual assault crime.
The lawyer for defendant Dr. Jumana Nagarwala upon hearing the news that U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman threw out federal charges against her client exclaimed, “Oh my God, we won!”
Adding, “But we are confident we will win even if appealed.”
Smith (Nagarwala’s attorney), has maintained all along that her client did not engage in FGM.
“Dr. Nagarwala is just a wonderful human being. She was always known as a doctor with an excellent reputation,” Smith said. “The whole community was shocked when this happened. She’s always been known to be a stellar doctor, mother and person.”
However, even the misguided judge appeared disgusted by his own ruling, “As despicable as this practice may be,” Congress did not have the authority to pass the 22-year-old federal law that criminalizes female genital mutilation, and that FGM is for the states to regulate. FGM is banned worldwide and has been outlawed in more than 30 countries, though the U.S. statute had never been tested before this case.”
Adding, “As laudable as the prohibition of a particular type of abuse of girls may be … federalism concerns deprive Congress of the power to enact this statute.”
Friedman concluded noting:
“Congress overstepped its bounds by legislating to prohibit FGM … FGM is a ‘local criminal activity’ which, in keeping with long-standing tradition and our federal system of government, is for the states to regulate, not Congress.”
No doubt the judges ruling leaves many lawyers and legal scholars baffled. Dan Horowitz, the editor of Conservative Review commented after the stunning ruling by Friedman. “Congress can regulate every aspect of your life but it can’t regulate FGM.”
Lamenting; “Folks, we are done.”
The landmark case involves minor girls (around 7-years old) from Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota. The charges against the Muslim doctor and several others details how the young girls cried and screamed during the barbaric procedure, bleeding propitiously, and given drugs to keep them calm, court records show.
The defendants are all members of a small Muslim sect known as Dawoodi Bohra with a Mosque in Farmington Hills, Michigan. The sect practices female mutilation as a rite of passage.
The judge’s ruling will certainly be appealed, perhaps all the way up to the Supreme Court.