The Oath of U.S. Citizenship

READS THUS:

I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform noncombatant service in the Armed Forces of the United States when required by the law; that I will perform work of national importance under civilian direction when required by the law; and that I take this obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; so help me God.

The creed of Islam is here, also here. Succinctly stated, “There is no God but Allah and Mohammed is his messenger.” “Islam” means “submission.”

Is it possible to reconcile the two? Can a free people submit to anything? Can a free people coexist with those who consider it their duty to submit, and to force submission on others? Discuss.

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