Personal Threat

The personal rights and freedoms given to individuals are different in every society. Among those rights in the United States are the basic rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Most westernized nations support these goals.

Extreme elements within Radical Islam support very different goals.

Fifty-years ago many minorities were heavily discriminated in the U.S. Yet American society continuously progresses to create greater equality for all its citizens. Unfortunately, Radical Islam promotes inequality for many groups including women, who are expected to be subservient to men. Women’s rights in America would be taken back decades under the rule of Radical Islam.

The following pages will provide insight into how individuals are discriminated against on a personal level, specifically relating women and members of the LGBT community. Radical Islam poses a serious threat to western values in general.

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