“She was only 17 years-old when she died. Her father cut out her tongue and burned her alive,” Michael Brown writes for Townhall. “What was her crime, and why did this man kill his own daughter in the most horrific imaginable way? He was a Saudi Arabian official who worked with the Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice – the religious police – and when his daughter became a Christian, he butchered and murdered her.”
“What does this have to do with Starbucks and Apple? Both these companies blast Americans who stand for religious liberties and conservative moral values, even threatening states that will protect those liberties and values, claiming this discriminates against gays and lesbians,” Brown writes. “Yet they have stores all over Saudi Arabia, a country where gays can be executed and where Muslims can kill their own family members if they convert to Christianity, as happened with this 17-year-old in 2008.”
MacDailyNews Note: There are currently no Apple Retail Stores in Saudi Arabia.
Brown writes, “What sickening hypocrisy… and their moral hypocrisy glaring. And so, when they pull their businesses from countries like China, with all its human rights violations, and Saudi Arabia, with its atrocities carried out in the name of Islam, we can take their indignation seriously. Until then, the louder they protest here in America, the louder they shout their hypocrisy.
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs: ‘I’m going to just stay away from all that political stuff’ – August 25, 2004
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