Illegal in the US: Washington State – 25K Girls Face Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is against the law in the U.S., yet, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is putting her state in the same category as Cameroon, with 25,000 girls, in that state alone, facing FGM. Stats from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 2014, point to 150,000 to 200,000 America girls, at risk for forcible Female Genital Mutilation. FGM has been against U.S. law since 1996, and so the official numbers are out-of-date –– way out of date. Our government can’t tell us how many Muslims are in this country –– so very efficient they are, with losing Visas, and passports and terrorists, ill veterans, classified documents, our social security numbers, and even children in our welfare system. Still, the paychecks roll out to bureaucrats. With every tick of the clock, Muslims are flooding into the country (30,000 estimated in the last three years). Many of the families coming here are on welfare, but nevermind, a fair number of them can afford to get their girls back to Somalia or other decadent countries to have the procedures done. At times, both the clitoris and the labia are cut. But there’s no sigh of relief that Muslim girls, legally in the U.S., leave our soil to be mutilated, because we have large numbers here, undergoing the same. Where? I don’t know, but I imagine in some of the Muslim “no-go zones,” around the country (including Brooklyn, NY). Alleys and hovels, and…homes of the wealthy, perhaps. I’ve found little information documenting FGM in the U.S., but remember the state of Washington. See a video of the FGM procedure at the end of this post.

One of the instruments of Female Genital Mutilation –– in this case, razors.

One of the instruments of Female Genital Mutilation –– in this case, razors.

 

The Refugee Resettlement Program is paving the way for a mass of Muslims to flock to our shores. With the United Nations in charge of determining who qualifies for refugee status and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (formerly the Organization of the Islamic Conference) as the power broker at the UN, you can count on a flood of Muslim refugees to be arriving at a town near you – if not your own town – soon. Source

You might think that no American-born Muslim girls would be trafficked abroad for the cutting, but you would be wrong. Take the case of Leyla, born in the “midwest,” and a teenager (23 years old when she told her story):

…her parents told her that for a special treat she was going to fly with them to Somalia to meet her grandparents and extended family.

Even though I’m one of four girls I was the one they picked to go.I felt like I really was the lucky one,” she says. But when she got there, instead of practicing Somali and hanging out with her cousins, she discovered the reason for the trip was quite different.She was driven to a remote village and told she was going to have her clitoris removed.

“I just felt like she had ambushed me. I felt scared but I also felt like I had no choice […] I felt mad and scared but I didn’t know what to do. I felt so powerless.”…They had to hold me down. There was no anaesthetic, no gloves, no pain medication after, no nurse to take care of you. It was the most painful thing I have ever experienced. They cut you like they are cutting paper. It’s like you die. I was screaming and crying.

She was taken to another room to recover.

But you are just bleeding, with a wad of cotton wool in your underwear. You are in the middle of nowhere, and they are improvising surgery,” she says. Source

 

From the link in the above quote, another young girl, Aissata Camara says this on video:

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was about eleven years old. I don’t think I’ve ever felt that type of fear. It’s the hear other people around you, screaming, and you having to go into that same room. You are forced down. Your legs are spread open, and you are cut. You know from that moment on, you are no longer who you are.

In the next frame of the video, a man says “we are NOT happy to marry a woman who has NOT been circumcised.”

The state of Michigan reportedly has the largest population of Muslims of any state. From this 2012 report, note that there are Hispanic and Native American Muslims. Of the 115,000 surveyed from Michigan communities, 88 percent are U.S. citizens, 85 percent are registered voters –– and over 50 percent are female.

Of the 115,000 Muslims surveyed, 50.2% are female and 49.8 % are male. 73.2% are married, 15% never married, 8.7% divorced, 2.9% widowed and .2% are separated.

24.7% are Asian, 31.4%- African-American, 16%- Arab, 10.4% -African, 10.1 %- European, 1.2 %- Hispanic, 2.5%- Iranian 1.5 %- Native American, 3.3 %- Bosnian, 1.9%- Turkish. 52.8%  reside in SE Michigan, 22.5% in NE Michigan, 10.4 % in SW Michigan, 4.6% Central Michigan and 9.2% NW Michigan and .4% in the U.P. 88%  of  those surveyed are US citizens, 85% are registered voters…12.5% have obtained a high school diploma or GED while 3.5% have not received a high school diploma.

In Dearbornistan, Michigan, according to Wikipedia as of 2014, the City Council president is a female Muslim Arab-American. The majority of Dearborn’s City Council is Arab. Pity the Muslim daughters in Michigan.

In 2013, United States federal legislation titled, the Transport for Female Genital Mutilation Act, was amended in order to prohibit transporting a girl abroad for the purpose of undergoing FGM. Violation carries up to a five-year jail sentence for perpetrators, the same as that for those who commit FGM in the U.S. Source: Clarion Project

Don’t let that make you feel better about America, in the era of Obama. We couldn’t track the Tsarnaev brothers (Boston Bombers, when we were fed information by the Russians). It’s likely we know nothing about families heading abroad to cut their girls, and if we did know about it, this administration would do nothing. We do not deny terrorists, and the cutters are terrorists. The Rule of Law is dead. When the Justice Department does take on a case of their choosing, 99 percent of the time, you and I will be outraged at the final decision.

In Washington state, there’s an estimated 25,000 Muslim girls subject to Female Genital Mutilation. Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA-5th) is trying to bring attention to her state:

…the first female to lead a House Caucus—is putting her state on the same lists as countries like Cameroon in terms of how young girls are treated.”

Hillary Clinton mentioned Female Genital Mutilation in 1995, saying practice is a “violation of human rights.” She went on to say, “there is far more that unites us than divides us [as women].Dr. Phyllis Chesler objects to that, as do I, and as do the thousands (if not millions) of girls facing the dirty razor. FGM is a form of terrorism –– a girl never escapes the realities of the cut. More than the pain and the fear, their lives with their husbands or partners are changed forever.

Here’s a portion of the 1996 U.S. law:

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), whoever knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates the whole or any part of the labia majora or labia minora or clitoris of another person who has not attained the age of 18 years shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both. Source

In 2013, the above law was amended with a “vacation” clause:

…the Transport for Female Genital Mutilation Act amended this law to outlaw “vacation cutting,” the practice of taking a girl overseas for the procedure. Source

So, we have plenty of problems in this country. Why talk about FGM? We talk about it because we have allowed so many Muslims into this country. Floodgates are wide open. We’re told that FGM is desirable for Muslim men, because they know their girls will have no pleasure before they marry (none after, either). Think about the men in America, across all ethnicities. Some of them aren’t so different. Many convert. They have children. It’s another self-inflicted curse on America.

Below is a video of an innocent little girl in Egypt, her legs forced up over her shoulders, as a man with no sanitary procedures, zips off her clitoris. Watch it only if you have the stomach for knowing the truth. This is a daily practice where Islam dominates, and the pressure is on in communities where Islam is strong in the U.S. to get out the scissors, the razor, the kitchen knife, and go after the daughters. It’s a form of Honor Killing –– they kill the hope for normal relationships for their girls. FGM has been against the law in Egypt since 2008, but this obscenity is still widely practiced.

 

A young Egyptian girl’s FGM procedure (YouTube)
 

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