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(RNS) The sultan of Brunei announced on Tuesday (Oct. 22) he will rule according to Shariah laws, including death by stoning for adultery, the amputation of limbs for theft, flogging for alcohol consumption and abortion, and other punishments.

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  1. will females be punished on equal terms as males …other places forget they exist when it comes to caning it is called sexism

  1. […] I think it’s safe to assume that the royal family will be exempt from any punishment. Source 5. on the other hand, some houses of worship are literally under fire. A Missouri man confessed to […]

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