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Monday, December 05, 2022

Iran's morality police, which is tasked with enforcing the country's Islamic dress code, is being disbanded, the country's attorney general says.

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A victory for Iranian democracy. Looks like they don't want to be a republic any more than we do. Next step: get rid of the clerics. Theocracy only works for theocrats.

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2022-12-04 09:46 AM | Reply

What pisses me off is that it took three hundred plus civilians murdered on the streets to accomplish this.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2022-12-04 09:50 AM | Reply

Doesn't mean squat without getting rid of their government. The ayatollah will just create a different police force to enforce theocracy and repress the people.

#3 | Posted by censored at 2022-12-04 09:55 AM | Reply

Yet here in America we hsve Evangelical Chriatians who want to end Seperation of church and state and turn America into a theocracy. A few of those lunatics post on this site..

#4 | Posted by danni at 2022-12-04 10:10 AM | Reply

I remember being in college and some liberals coming back from Iran claiming that it was a wonderful country the morality police wasn't a real threat and that the reporters with CNN were just conservative propagandists.

#5 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-04 01:49 PM | Reply

Did you tell them the morality police are only a real threat when you fight for women's rights?

If you don't do that, what they said is probably true.

#6 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-04 01:52 PM | Reply

The feature speaker was female and the bs spewing from her was so obvious I found it fascinating to watch.

#7 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-04 01:55 PM | Reply

"A victory for Iranian democracy."

Possibly, but I would caution not to count the chickens before they hatch.

#8 | Posted by sentinel at 2022-12-04 02:03 PM | Reply

It seems the majority of Iranians want to be more like turkey.

#9 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-04 03:21 PM | Reply

Iran to disband morality police while American "conservatives" pine away to create one here

#10 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2022-12-04 05:35 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Conservists in America should live in fear of a morality police because such a force would arrest them first.

#11 | Posted by Tor at 2022-12-04 06:20 PM | Reply

Wouldn't surpise ya'll would it?

It's disinformation that Islamic Republic of Iran has abolished it's morality police. It's a tactic to stop the uprising.
Protesters are not facing guns and bullets to abolish morality police or forced hijab.They want to end Islamic regime.
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#12 | Posted by oneironaut at 2022-12-04 09:53 PM | Reply

Wouldn't surpise ya'll would it?

Would it surprise you that using "ya'll" makes you instantly sound like an idiot?

#13 | Posted by REDIAL at 2022-12-04 10:04 PM | Reply

Me no Russian. Me Hillbilly dbag, y'all.

#14 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-04 10:19 PM | Reply

"It's a tactic to stop the uprising."

yeah, that's not how uprisings work. Not surprising, since you're a tool of the child-killer Putin slips on poop.

#15 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-04 10:20 PM | Reply

Wouldn't get too far out in front on this one. The morality police may have another name, but this regime and those akin to it in spirit and outlook (e.g., Afghanistan, China, Saudi, Russia, Talibaptists in the US) absolutely, positively require some version of morality police to legitimize and effect the repression and cruelties both large and small from which they derive their twisted pleasure.

#16 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2022-12-05 04:12 AM | Reply

Yeah this is definitely all smoke and mirrors. The Basij still exists and will continue to.

#17 | Posted by qcp at 2022-12-05 09:43 AM | Reply

We have the equivalent here in US in the woke speech codes on college campuses.

#18 | Posted by visitor_ at 2022-12-05 02:49 PM | Reply

You have every single thing backwards. Every single thing. It is stunning.

#19 | Posted by YAV at 2022-12-05 02:51 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

They won't give up that easy. They will just form another department to continue the same work.

#20 | Posted by Nixon at 2022-12-06 09:06 AM | Reply

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