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Virginia Police Academy Nixes ‘Advanced Counterterrorism Training’ Taught By Anti-Muslim Activist
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BY IAN MILLHISER

On Saturday, the Roanoke Times reported that Sheriff Jenkins plans to move forward with the training regardless of concerns over Guandolo.




Oklahoma Lawmaker Resorts To Race-Baiting To Defend His Bigoted Law
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Last week, federal Judge Vicki Miles LaGrange issued a permanent order striking down an anti-Islamic amendment to the Oklahoma constitution. Moreover, this order followed asimilar decision by a bipartisan panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upholding a temporary block on the same amendment.




Kansas State Senators Flooded With Out-Of-State Anti-Sharia Emails
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More than twenty state legislatures are considering bills that ostensibly prohibit judges from following foreign law, but which are actually part of a nationwide Islamophobic campaign to combat thenonexistent problem of American courts relying on Sharia law.




South Dakota Governor Signs Unconstitutional Anti-Muslim Bill
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Yesterday, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed an unconstitutional lawthat purports to target courts applying religious law, but which is almost certainly part of a broader push by Islamophobic advocates to fight the imaginary problem of courts substituting Islamic law for American law.




Business Groups Shut Down Anti-Muslim Bill In Virginia
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Last month, a bill intended to combat the nearly non-existent problem of courts citing Sharia law was cruising to passage in the Virginia House of Delegates. For the moment, however, the bill appears to be dead after numerous business groups stepped forward to oppose it.