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ISIS says Islam justifies slavery – what does Islamic law say?
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ISIS says Islam justifies slavery – what does Islamic law say? Professor Bernard Freamon, CNN In the past few months, the world has witnessed horrific accounts of the enslavement of thousands of innocent Yazidis and other religious minorities by ISIS […]

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5 Myths About Sharia Law
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The problem with discussing Sharia law in the U.S is that very few people seem to know what they are talking about, as Dr. Sherman Jackson, one of the foremost experts on Islamic law in the U.S., points out. Myths about “creeping Sharia” and the take-over of Islamic law abound.




Florida Senate OKs bill banning use of foreign law in family court cases
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Will Florida join Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Dakota and Tennessee in banning the use of foreign law? Alan Hays has pushed various versions but finally the senate has approved his polished proposal (SB-386). When will it be up for debate in the House is still not clear.




Florida Senate OKs bill banning use of foreign law in family court cases
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By Jim Turner, News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — Foreign laws would be banned in Florida courts for certain family-related cases, under a bill the Senate sent to the House on Monday.




Anti-Shariah bill returns to the Capitol
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James L. Rosica (@jlrosicaTBO) in Tallahassee

It’s back. Lawmakers this year will again review a proposal to ban state judges from considering Shariah law and other foreign legal codes in their decisions. And again, there’s no evidence that judges are using foreign law against Floridians.




Dr Hatem Bazian: On constitutions, Sharia and Muslim political thought
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by Hatem Bazian, AlJazeera

Islam’s calling is an ethical and moral one – not a search for codifying permanent power for Muslims. In the Arab Spring’s aftermath, and the catastrophic divisions and violence in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia…




Conservative attorney to Obama: ‘Put the Quran down, get up off your knees and come out with your hands up!’
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By Travis Gettys, Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Judicial Watch founder Larry Klayman has again called for an Egyptian-style coup to remove President Barack Obama from office.




North Carolina governor allows anti-Sharia bill to become law
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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [official website] on Sunday allowed a bill that prohibits North Carolina judges from considering Islamic law in their decisions to become law.




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.




Federal judge throws out Oklahoma’s ban on Sharia law
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OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma constitutional amendment that would bar the state’s courts from considering or using Sharia law was ruled unconstitutional Thursday by a federal judge in Oklahoma City.