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dsc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-31-06 03:57 PM
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A friend of mine went back to her maiden name
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normally that isn't an issue for a political board but her husband is Arabic and she is sick of the government hassle that her name causes her. Her husband is Iraqi but they can't write or call their relatives in Iraq due to our government forbidding it (since 1991). We should be ashamed of this. She has had FBI agents at her house and all the rest. Now she is going by her maiden name. Let's hope it helps.
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  -A friend of mine went back to her maiden name dsc  Dec-31-06 03:57 PM   #0 
  - That's awful  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-31-06 03:59 PM   #1 
  - what exactly is an islamic name?  msongs   Dec-31-06 04:55 PM   #13 
     - I'm talking of first names  ayeshahaqqiqa   Dec-31-06 05:50 PM   #23 
  - You can call Iraq  sanskritwarrior   Dec-31-06 04:00 PM   #2 
  - evidently their phones are tapped on top of everything else  dsc   Dec-31-06 04:01 PM   #3 
     - Ok  sanskritwarrior   Dec-31-06 04:04 PM   #5 
        - because he's talking to the 'enemy'  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-31-06 04:11 PM   #7 
        - seems weird?  stillcool47   Dec-31-06 04:41 PM   #10 
        - she didn't say and I didn't ask  dsc   Dec-31-06 05:26 PM   #19 
        - Wierd? I got news for you...  walldude   Dec-31-06 07:25 PM   #25 
  - The war on terrah, is an enduring national shame  MikeNearMcChord   Dec-31-06 04:04 PM   #4 
  - I kept my name when I married  etherealtruth   Dec-31-06 04:10 PM   #6 
  - i totally love and embrace diversity  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 05:05 PM   #14 
  - I didn't keep my maiden name because I liked my husband's  Cleita   Dec-31-06 05:20 PM   #18 
     - Unfortunately ...  etherealtruth   Dec-31-06 05:27 PM   #20 
  - Wouldn't this bring MORE spying down on her?  Donnachaidh   Dec-31-06 04:16 PM   #8 
  - I know a couple that did this,  policypunk   Dec-31-06 04:18 PM   #9 
  - Personally I don't know why women change their names when they marry at all.  BerryBush   Dec-31-06 04:43 PM   #11 
  - i have no problem what so ever taking hubby name. nor do i have a  seabeyond   Dec-31-06 05:07 PM   #15 
  - In my perfect world, women would keep their name. Their  Cleita   Dec-31-06 05:18 PM   #17 
  - That's an intriguing idea.  mcscajun   Dec-31-06 05:29 PM   #21 
  - I kept my maiden name and even after a couple of decades  Donnachaidh   Dec-31-06 07:15 PM   #24 
  - That is awful! (nt)  krabigirl   Dec-31-06 04:50 PM   #12 
  - Maybe he ought to take her name too.  Cleita   Dec-31-06 05:13 PM   #16 
  - My sister is married to an Italian whose name is actually Arabic (the whole Southern Italy Moorish  SoyCat   Dec-31-06 05:31 PM   #22 
  - But but WAIT.......I thought we were bringing freedom to the Iraqis?  Th1onein   Dec-31-06 07:42 PM   #26 
  - Welcome to the world of profiling  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Dec-31-06 09:56 PM   #27 
 

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