Anyone who thinks the Ten Commandments should NOT be enforced as civil law . . . would NOT want to live in a country where the Ten Commandments were enforced, raise your hand and tell us. Maybe some could write a poll. from http://www.alternet.org/story/14801...ious_defense_of_killing_non-jews_(with_video) If that doesn't work, www.alternet.org will As soon as it was published late last year,Torat Ha'Melech sparked a national uproar. The controversy began when an Israeli tabloid panned the book's contents as "230 pages on the laws concerning the killing of non-Jews, a kind of guidebook for anyone who ponders the question of if and when it is permissible to take the life of a non-Jew." According to the book's author, Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira, "Non-Jews are "uncompassionate by nature" and should be killed in order to "curb their evil inclinations." "If we kill a gentile who has has violated one of the seven commandments… there is nothing wrong with the murder," Shapira insisted. Citing Jewish law as his source (or at least a very selective interpretation of it) he declared: "There is justification for killing babies if it is clear that they will grow up to harm us, and in such a situation they may be harmed deliberately, and not only during combat with adults."