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How many states, besides Oklahoma, ban Islamic law?
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The Oklahoma legislature passed a bill Monday to prevent the use of religious or foreign law in state courts. Between 2010 and 2012, lawmakers in 32 states introduced similar bills, and six states – Oklahoma, Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, South Dakota and Tennessee – enacted such bills into law.




Sharia law ban and Muslim wives
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When Kansas State Senator Susan Wagle voted for Senate Bill 79 that would ban Sharia law in Kansas, she said that a vote in favour of the legislation was “a vote to protect women”. “In this great country of ours, and in the state of Kansas,” Wagle said, “women have equal rights.”




Ask SUBWAY to Apologize to La. Muslim Barred from Restaurant
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CAIR is calling on all people of conscience to contact the SUBWAY restaurant chain to request that a formal apology be given to a Louisiana Muslim allegedly locked out of a sandwich shop in that state because of his faith. [SUBWAY, based in Milford, Conn., has more than 38,000 locations in 100 countries.]




Bogalusa, Louisiana: Residents Protest “Ragheads”
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Residents of Bogalusa, Louisiana were whipped up into a patriotic fervor based on a misunderstanding about a US military service member supposedly being denied service at a Texaco gas station (h/t: Al).




Louisiana Republican: When I Voted for State Funds to go to Religious Schools, I Didn’t Mean Muslim Ones
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In Louisiana, Republican Governor Bobby Jindal pushed for a voucher program that would allow state funds to be used to pay for religious schools. It’s unconstitutional, it’s a way to use taxpayer money to fund someone’s faith, and it was a bad idea to begin with.




Anti-Sharia Bill Introduced in South Carolina
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A long list of S.C. lawmakers plans to send a message to Palmetto State courts: Don’t apply foreign laws here. A proposed law, which a House panel will consider this month, is part of a growing movement in legislatures around the country.




Colbert Report: ThreatDown – Barack Obama, Fundamentalist Flippers & Coked Up Diplomats
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(Via Comedy Central)

Dolphins waging jihad?




Alaska seeks to bar foreign law from courts
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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaskan lawmaker hopes to guard against Islamic Sharia law by prohibiting state courts from honoring foreign law that violates Alaskan or U.S. constitutional rights.




More states enter debate on sharia law
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Although Oklahoma’s law is the first to come under court scrutiny, legislators in at least seven states, including Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Utah, have proposed similar laws, the National Conference of State Legislatures says.