Sharia Is Benign and Compatible with the U.S. Constitution Alert from the Kingdom of the Two Holy Places: "Saudi woman sentenced to flogging, for swearing in text," from Bikya Masr, April 9 (thanks to Elder of Ziyon):
CAIRO: A Saudi court sentenced a local woman to 50 lashes for swearing at her friend, following an argument, a newspaper reported on Monday.
The two Saudi women, aged 33 and 31 years, had decided to go out with their children for a weekend night but differed on where to go.
“An argument ensued and the two women decided to split … one of them later sent a text to her friend’s mobile phone swearing at her,” the Arabic language quotidian Kabar reported.
“The other woman went to court and showed the judge the message … although that woman said she was joking, the court ordered her lashed 50 times.”...