In my last post about the recent Muslim extremist atrocities in Cairo and Benghazi, several commenters have stated that we should prohibit Islam.
Could that be done under our Constitution?
I think it could, and what's more, we have done it before. Consider Naziism: was it not a religion, wherein one man, Adolph Hitler, replaced God by fiat? We not only banned that, we went to war with that false God and his minions, destroyed most of them and executed the remaining acolytes when we conquered Germany.
Need something more local and recent? We've banned thought, speech and assembly used for promoting the White Power aspect of racism (other aspects of racism are still tolerated, so that's only a limited ban).
The Government claims the right to limit Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Assembly and Freedom of Religion already. Don't believe me? Go ask Morris Dees why his Southern Poverty Law Center feels that it can use "hate speech" law and legal precedent to end the speech, actions and associations of those whose personal beliefs (definable as a religion) favor one race (caucasians) before others. Lawyer Dees will be delighted to not only TELL you why he KNOWS he has this power and authority, he will SELL you books he's written explaining why.
No, the speech and actions of the radical Islamic leaders meets all of our legal tests to be prohibited as "hate speech", so we must ask the questions, why hasn't it been banned, and why can't the full weight of our Government be brought down onto the heads of the mullahs, right in their mosques, when they spout off with this "hate speech"?