My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Monday, November 03, 2008

I guess I can't go to a muslim doctor....

Look, he should be allowed to say what he wants.....not that I would ever want to see him. However, I'm more concerned about his ability to perform circumcisions...
Dr Muhammad Siddiq wrote gay people needed the "stick of law to put them on the right path" and were "the root cause of many sexually transmitted diseases" in a letter to Pulse magazine last July, the General Medical Council heard.

The fitness to practise hearing was told that when Dr Siddiq was confronted about the letter by Walsall Primary Care Trust he said he had written it due to intense stress and apologised unreservedly for its contents.

But, days later, he lied and said his son had written it as a "spoof" and he had mistakenly signed it and sent it to Pulse without reading it.

Dr Siddiq then told a Pulse journalist he thought gay people "prey on society" and that he thought 99% of Muslim GPs shared his views.

The panel, sitting in Manchester, also heard Dr Siddiq refused to accept the findings of an assessment in April last year into his ability to perform minor surgery and had continued to perform circumcisions at the Luqman Medical Centre, in Walsall, despite being advised not to.

Mr Andrew Popat, chairing the GMC hearing, said: "Dr Siddiq's actions were found to be inappropriate, not in the best interests of his patients, and in relation to the letter to Pulse, liable to undermine public confidence in the medical profession and liable to bring the profession into disrepute."


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