What CBS writes here is patently UNTRUE. Apostasy is not ambiguous or open for "interpretation" which according to the Muhammad is in itself a crime punishable by death.
Leaving Islam is punishable by death. No ifs, and or buts about it.
This sort of deceit, taqilay, does great harm in informing the public to the enemy we face. Thisnpropaganda plays right into the hands of the Islamists.
A Muslim is either "pious" or a "hypocrite." Muhammad's Islam, authentic Islam, true Islam, real Islam (Qur'an/Sunnah/Sira) defines 'moderate' Muslims as 'Hypocrites.' Hypocrites were loathed and despised by Muhammad. Dr. Jeff explained;
Hypocrites were to experience a terrible fate in 'this life' and in the 'afterlife.' Hence, hypocrites were to be regarded and treated like other infidels. Islamic scripture cannot be changed, modified or reinterpreted if one adheres to a strict Qur'anic/Muhammaden tennet: namely, that the word of Allah is immutable! I always pose the following questions to 'moderate' Muslims: How would Muhammad and his companions regard your modifications of Islam? Do your changes and interpretation
LEAVING ISLAM SHOULDN'T BE A CRIME CBS News
Does Islam say that believers who abandon the faith should be punished, even executed? The answer depends, of course, on whose interpretation of Islam you consult. Conservative literalists in many parts of the world choose texts from the Koran and the Hadith (accounts of the life and sayings of the Prophet Muhammad) to support the view that apostasy is to be punished severely. Reformists seeking a more enlightened reading emphasize texts that say there can be no coercion in matters of religion. Does either side have more authority or influence in the Islamic world?
The answer, if one is ever forthcoming, will go a long way in determining whether Islam is compatible with the regime of universal human rights set forth in important international charters and agreements. But recent and not-so-recent cases have been neither conclusive nor encouraging. Consider last year's famous Abdul Rahman case, which could have resulted in the Christian convert's execution.
Read it all. Can you spot the numerous inaccuracies?