from Turning to Shariah Law
The Washington Times
North Carolina's newest law, enacted without the signature of the governor, outright bans judges in certain cases from turning to Islamic law to determine rulings.
Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, called the measure "unnecessary," Breitbart reported. And while he didn't sign it, he didn't veto it, either -- sending the bill on the path toward law by proxy.
The state is now the seventh to approve a measure restricting courts' ability to consider Sharia law. Others with similar laws: Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Arizona. But North Carolina's is broader. The new law is confined to family cases and doesn't address court issues related to contract or commercial laws, Breitbart reported.
Muslim groups, meanwhile, are outraged.
"The intent behind this law is bigoted and it is intended to alienate the Muslim community," said Jibril Hough, a spokesman for the Islamic Center of Charlotte.
And Khalilah Sabra, who heads the Immigrant Justice Clinic at the Muslim American Foundation in Raleigh, NC, said, "These bogus attempts to defile Islam have a negative effect on Muslim youth who feel marginalized and discriminated against."
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Editor's Note: The US Constitution is the law of the land. States have the authority, via their constitutions, to craft law via the legislative process. Sharia -- less a religious set of doctrine and more an "Islamically Correct" set of cultural edicts, has no place in the American legal system. If Americans took the time to actually understand what the hell Sharia is, they would understand this to be true...but the no-and low-information voters have been told they are too smart to have to concern themselves with such things, and, thus, too self-centered to take the time to learn.
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