“Whim and Fancy”

That’s how a Malaysian federal judge described conversion to another religion, in the case of Lina Joy, who fought for six years to get the government to strike “Islam” from her identity card.

“You can’t at whim and fancy convert from one religion to another,” Federal Court Chief Justice Ahmad Fairuz Sheikh Abdul Halim …

This was hardly a “whim and fancy”–she converted at 26, she’s now 43, and wants to marry a fellow Christian, but can’t, since her ID card says she’s a Muslim. Americans United, Boston Globe.