Cousin Marriage among British Pakistanis Has Brought an Array of Genetic Illnesses

The news program Dispatches recently focused on the problem of consanguinity in Pakistanis. While the practice is now understood to be dangerous, customs can be very stubborn. In fact, cousin marriage is on the increase in Britain among south Asians.

Tazeen Ahmad, a Pakistani who saw the consequences in her own family of consanguinity, wrote a [...]

Muslims Miffed over Ground Zero Mosque Conflict

We know how sensitive the Sons of Allah can be (when they are not busy trying to murder cartoonists for practicing free speech). The American anger over the Ground Zero mosque has sent the message that we don’t like them, we really don’t like them.

As a result, the feelings of Muslims around the world are [...]