Of course I’m being cheeky with my title.
If Muslims are not mentally ill, there must be an explanation for why so many of them commit atrocities.
If Muslims are mentally ill, what is it about Islam that either attracts the mentally ill, or turns people mentally ill?
What a quandary for this gentle religion of peace.
It is time to get serious and recognize the threats posed by people we have welcomed into our midst. Khalil Abu-Rayyan’s father was a Palestinian refugee. Khalil, the eldest of six, was born in the US. He graduated from high school and had some credits from community college and a job in the family’s pizza shop.
All American kid, Right? Not according to Assistant US Attorney Ronald Waterstreet who said Abu-Rayyan wanted to shoot, stab, choke people “skin them like sheep, even set them on fire”, a far cry from the description of his defense attorney who characterized him as part of a “family of peaceful Islamic worshippers.”