Sunday, August 29, 2010

Imam Feisal Rauf, Daisy Khan, And Polygamy

From Atlas Shrugs:

Wife #3, Daisy

The younger Rauf didn't follow his father's path into religion until later in life. He studied physics at Columbia University and in New Jersey, and dabbled in teaching, sales and real estate. He married, first to an American who converted to Islam, and a second time to a Malaysian woman. He has two children from each of the marriages.
In the late 1990s, he married his third wife, Daisy Khan, who has actively supported the Islamic center proposal. (more here) hat tip Pamela Hall
More piety from the Ground Zero imam and his third wife. Is it any wonder that Daisy Khan counsels on polygamy?
Some Muslims in U.S. Quietly Engage in PolygamyKhan, who does pre-marriage counseling, says she always raises the issue of polygamy with engaged couples.
"I also explain to them that as a woman, you have certain rights, and as a man, he may one day exercise his right to have a second wife," Khan says. "And usually the man says, 'No, no, no. I'm never going to do that.' And I say, 'Well, in case you ever get tempted, how about we put that in the contract?'"
I'd like to see Rauf's divorce papers ............

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