And from AZFamily.com:
Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, a devout Muslim and an outspoken advocate of integrating Eastern and Western cultures in the U.S., sat down with Javier Soto to talk about the trial of Faleh Hassan Almaleki, the Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because he thought she was too Westernized and had dishonored the family.
Jasser, the president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, said that while Noor Almaleki might have gone against her families' wishes when she got a job and started dating, that is not a defense for her father's alleged actions.
"I hope he becomes an example that Muslims in this country will not get special treatment, that they get the full force of Western law," Jasser said. "This honor killing is a sign of a deeper issue."
Jasser went on to discuss how honor killings are often treated in other countries.
"We as a Muslim community need to recognize that ... Islamic law is used sometimes to modify or minimize sentences and actually condones and contributes to a culture that in many ways condones this barbaric behavior," he said.
And here is the statement from NOW, who show their willingness to go outside the confines of their left-wing world in order to show the purity of their agenda as seeking equal rights for all women, even those subjugated by a nominal ally of the left:
Brief and to the point, eh?