This is why it should be rejected
Amajority of people objected to, or rather ridiculed, the religious document that was put out for signing lately, because most of those who signed it do not believe in it or have behaviors that are contrary to its content in their personal lives. This majority may be truthful and right, but this majority regretfully overlooked that the document contradicts the constitution to start with, as well as democratic principles and the rules and origins of ruling in Kuwait. This makes it contradictory with National Assembly elections. It is good to be signed by any religious person anywhere, but not by someone who is a candidate, and this should have been the basis of opposing it.
Running for the Assembly means accepting the constitution, the oath to respect it and the undertaking to protect it from those wanting to mess with it. The undertakings mentioned in the document contradict the democratic system and put down the constitution. The document rejects democratic principles and clashes with many of the constitutional articles that those who signed it will swear to respect.
It is not an accident that the Arabic alphabets “NRFD”, which means we reject, are the same that are used in “NFRD”, which means we impose, because the meaning is the same, as rejection and imposing are two undemocratic principles and behaviors. You propose and not impose, and you oppose and not reject, as both rejection and imposing are contrary to the democratic system and clash with the Kuwaiti constitution in particular. So signing this document contradicts the constitution, and should not be done by a candidate running in the Assembly elections.
The bad successive governments and cowardliness of the democratic national powers led to religious groups being audacious over the constitution and democratic system. Tinkering with constitutional articles became acceptable and allowed, especially article 91 of the parliamentary oath of office which religious groups were keen on openly manipulating by adding what they believed in and the conditions related to the oath’s text, which makes the oath void. But with regret, none of the elder lawmakers were courageous to confront this, except Dr Salah Al-Ateeqi, who was the elder lawmaker in 2012 Assembly.
The document - which some of these backward people are proud of - is against the constitution and contradicts the behavior of its signees and reveals their fakeness and hypocrisy, because the Assembly candidate should be a believer in personal freedom and support pluralism and differences. Also, any candidate who signs it should be struck out because he admits in advance that he does not respect the state’s system and constitution.
—Translated by Kuwait Times