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BEIRUT (RNS) Religious police units enforce a strict form of Islamic rule in parts of Syria, such banning alcohol sales and requiring conservative dress for women.


  1. David Thompson

    All religions are equally sublime to the ignorant, useful to the politician, and ridiculous to the philosopher. – Lucretius

    And deleterious to opposing religions. As we watch another country slip back into the dark ages with oppressive religion that worships imaginary beings.

    The big losers are of course the usual suspects, young girls and grown women.

    This is the group that the US is considering weaponizing. Well, considering the us is becoming a theocracy, why not. All the gods are useful to the politicians.