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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.

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.

‘Ex-terrorist’ rakes in homeland security bucks
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Terrorism and Islam are inseparable, he tells them. All U.S. mosques should be under scrutiny.

“All Islamic organizations in America should be the No. 1 enemy. All of them,” he says.

Georgia Going the Way of Oklahoma and other States
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Critics of legislation in the General Assembly that would prohibit the adoption and practice of foreign laws in state courts say it unfairly targets Muslims, could discourage international business in Georgia and violates federal arbitration laws.

South Dakota Considering Ban on Courts Using “Foreign Religious or Moral Code”
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In states like Wyoming and South Carolina, numerous state legislators are proposing measures to limit the application of “international” or “religious” laws in the court.