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Fire at Saudi wedding kills 23 women, children

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Do the words "Primitive society" and "Barbaric culture" ring a bell here?

Any other place on earth Men, women and children would get together at a wedding and have good food, drinks and a dance with no deadly weapons in sight.

A wedding is a celebration of life not death.

I'm reminded of the tragedy at a moslem wedding several years ago where the groom lost control firing a "celebratory" burst of machine gun fire in the air, and mowed down six members of the wedding party including his mother and sister-in-laws.

Hard to take such a culture seriously in the 21st century.

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How sad. Me writing how sad it is here doesn't help anyone, but damn, how sad.

@BigDan, I want to criticize you for being insensitive, but I am having trouble doing it. It does seem they are just not in sync with the 21st century, let alone the 20th.

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celebratory gunfire

D'oh!

I hope this isn't another case where the women weren't allowed to leave the premises because they weren't properly attired... that sort of thing has happened before in Saudi Arabia.

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