January 13th, 2015 15:16 EST
Saudi Arabian Religious Scholar Issues Fatwa Against Building Snowmen
"A prominent religious scholar in Saudi Arabia has reportedly issued a fatwa against building snowmen in the kingdom, stating the practice is not acceptable to Islam.
Mohammad Saleh Al Minjed said people must not build any snowmen or snow models of animals, according to Gulf News.
`It is not permitted to make a statue out of snow, even by way of play and fun,` he reportedly said."
Saudi Arabia financially supports religious schools throughout the world that teach violent jihad, it`s also an ally of America. American politicians value oil more than they cherish our democratic ideals.
This is the same Saudi Arabia that publicly flogged activist Raif Badawi for ridiculing Islamic religious figures. Badawai has been sentenced to ten years in prison, and the flogging last Friday was only the first of 20 such sessions, he will be flogged every Friday until he`s lashed 1,000 times.
If anyone needs to be mocked it`s religious scholars who issue fatwas against building snowmen.
Saudi Arabia is the second hottest nation in the world, and it`s doubtful than anyone in the hellhole has seen snow recenlty, let alone had the inclination to build a snowman.
America should declare Saudi Arabia a supporter of terrorism, and break all diplomatic, military and business ties with this Neanderthal theocracy.
If we became energy independent, maybe our politicians might become emboldened to condemn Saudi Arabia`s misogyny, homophobia, and religious intolerance.
It`s high time that we stopped playing footsie with Islamic regimes that hold values that are antithetical to our democracy.