Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Muslims - Islam - #2383 - DeFacto: Shariah Law in America - American Thinker (2) Federal judge Blocks Oklahoma Voters' Ban on Sharia Law - The Blaze

Is the United States today a de facto shariah state? A close look at recent events points to some alarming conclusions about the tenets of shariah law taking hold in our once-proud constitutional republic and the unwitting, unequal application of existing U.S. laws. The result is that when it comes to religious expression, Muslims now enjoy more freedom of religion and speech under our Bill of Rights than non-Muslims. Equal protection under the laws of our country holds for Muslims far better than for non-Muslims. Several recent examples illustrate this point. Christianity Suppressed - In October, students at a Chattanooga, Tennessee high school were told that their longtime tradition of praying at practice and before games would no longer be allowed. The school superintendent had called an end to prayer at all school functions following a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. In July, students visiting the Supreme Court from an Arizona Christian school were stopped by police as they bowed their heads and quietly prayed for the justices. The students were standing outside the court building to the side at the bottom of the building steps. They weren't blocking traffic, but an officer abruptly approached them and ordered them to stop praying immediately.  Read more.........


Federal Judge Blocks Oklahoma Voters' Ban on Sharia Law - The Blaze - Just days after 70 percent of Oklahoma voters approved an amendment to the state constitution that would bar state courts from using international law from deciding cases — namely Islamic Sharia law — the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) filed suit to block the measure.  Read more......

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