And fundamentalists accuse Catholics of having manmade laws of empty ritual: how about this fatwa?:
The head of the Hadith Department in Al-Azhar University, Dr. Izzat Atiyya, recently issued a controversial fatwa dealing with breastfeeding of adults. The fatwa stated that a woman who is required to work in private with a man not of her immediate family - a situation that is forbidden by Islamic law - can resolve the problem by breastfeeding the man, which, according to shari’a, turns him into a member of her immediate family.
“DATELINE: Chappaqua, New York - Former President Bill Clinton has announced that as of Monday, May 28, he will be converting to Islam. In unrelated news, he has announced that he will be interviewing new personal assistants starting on Tuesday, May 29.”[via Jules Crittenden]