Sharia law in America
Get flash to fully experience Pearltrees
Currently an estimated 2.6 million observant Muslims reside in the United States. Many live their lives according to sharia law, the moral and religious code of the Islamic faith. When Muslims bring legal disputes into U.S. courts, a legal dilemma often arises, pitting individual rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and laws against Islamic sharia law.
The Media Player application found on this page is an accessible Flash application and allows subscribers of At Bat with Gameday Audio to access game audio broadcasts and subscribers of to access game video and audio broadcasts. Attention Mac users: We are working on improving the accessibility of this Flash application. If you are having problems accessing this content, please review our FAQ on accessing with a Mac here , and our list of shortcut keys here . Additionally, Mac users seeking to listen to Gameday Audio can use a screen reader with the standalone Gameday Audio Player . To access this Media Player, you must be an subscriber.
San Francisco Sentinel » Blog Archives » American Muslims speak out against enforcement of shari‘ah law in America« Previous — Next » American Muslims speak out against enforcement of shari‘ah law in America 6 September 2011 Islamic Coalition announces support for Michigan legislation that will bar state courts from enforcing ‘foreign law’ above U.S. and state constitution WASHINGTON, DC (August 31, 2011) – A coalition of diverse American Muslim leaders has announced support for a proposed bill in the Michigan State Assembly, HB 4679, that is intended to bar Michigan courts from enforcing any foreign law, if doing so violates any rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and/or the state of Michigan’s constitution.
There are many doctrines of Islam which are little known in the West, including many which are profoundly important in order to better understand the nature of the religion, and the nature of our enemies in the current conflict. We need to shake off our ignorance and work to comprehend these important doctrines if we are to be the victors in this fight. For instance, consider the concept of taqqiya , or religious deception. Muslims are generally encouraged to tell the truth – but this apparently only extends among other believers, for the idea of lying to non-Muslims is a key part of traditional Islam. This deception is called taqiyya , and it stipulates that under certain circumstances, lying to unbelievers is permissible.
Australian billboards claim Jesus for Islam, but could you run a billboard proclaiming "Jesus Christ is Lord" in Saudi Arabia?“My comrade-in-arms, my pal, my buddy.” — Oriana Fallaci “Robert Spencer incarnates intellectual courage when, all over the world, governments, intellectuals, churches, universities and media crawl under a hegemonic Universal Caliphate’s New Order. His achievement in the battle for the survival of free speech and dignity of man will remain as a fundamental monument to the love of, and the self-sacrifice for, liberty.” — Bat Ye’or “Robert Spencer is indefatigable. He is keeping up the good fight long after many have already given up.
“My comrade-in-arms, my pal, my buddy.” — Oriana Fallaci “Robert Spencer incarnates intellectual courage when, all over the world, governments, intellectuals, churches, universities and media crawl under a hegemonic Universal Caliphate’s New Order. His achievement in the battle for the survival of free speech and dignity of man will remain as a fundamental monument to the love of, and the self-sacrifice for, liberty.” — Bat Ye’or
The coup de grace for Virginia’s prison system (and taxpayers), losers of the legal jihad. The government prison system is now forced to provide: Muslim reading materials Muslim CDs and DVD’s $2,000 $2,500 on Islamic library materials for the Greensville Correctional Center hire a Muslim inmate to work in the library inmates at Greensville will be allowed to donate religious materials to the library Al-Amin was even allowed to submit his own list of Islamic reading materials, movies and CDs department also agreed to allow Al-Amin to use his religious name allow inmates to assist in the preparation of religious meals Everything a prison needs to be a jihad teaching factory.
In the name of Islamic dawah diversity, as sharia creeps. Islam means submission, in your public schools using your tax dollars. via Muslim woman promotes understanding at Spring Grove schools diversity event – The York Daily Record . Rabiya Ahmed told Spring Grove middle schoolers why she chooses to wear traditional Muslim garb . Spring Grove Middle School seventh-grader Grant Rupp gets a lesson in how to put on a hijab from Rabyia Ahmed, the assistant director of multicultural affairs at York College.
via New Study Finds Shariah Law Involved in Court Cases in 23 States (h/t EoTW ) The Center for Security Policy today released an in-depth study– Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases . The study evaluates 50 appellate court cases from 23 states that involve conflicts between Shariah (Islamic law) and American state law.
The infiltration continues unabated. via Dearborn Underground: . Inside, Outside, Upside Down A new Assistant United States Attorney was sworn in Monday for the Eastern District of Michigan, Abed Hammoud , formerly of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, where he led mortgage fraud prosecutions.
Taliban’ing the UK. via Daily Star: Simply The Best 7 Days A Week :: News :: Sharia’s Angels . CRAZED extremist Anjem Choudary is planning to set up teams of Islamic “Guardian Angels” to bring Sharia law to the UK. East London-based bigot Anjem Choudary reckons hardline “Sharia cops” will do a better job of policing Muslim areas than traditional officers. The 44-year-old firebrand hopes to roll out the scheme to high-density Muslim areas across Britain such as Luton in Bedfordshire, Bradford and Dewsbury in West Yorkshire, and Whitechapel in London’s East End, as well as Southall in west London and parts of the West Midlands.
Selling Islamists the ropes from which they will hang us? The World Bank is helping spread Islamic sharia law through the financing of jihad, via World Bank declares Islamic finance a priority area – Arab News . …the World Bank Group has “formally recognized Islamic finance and have designated it a priority area in our financial sector program” .
Hamas-linked CAIR going to great lengths to ensure Islamic sharia law is permitted in the U.S. via CAIR, ACLU Urge Court to Uphold Ruling Blocking Okla. Sharia Ban . h/t Weasel Zippers who comments: “ Leftists and Islamists pimping for Sharia law. “ The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) last night filed a brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit urging the court to uphold a ruling that blocked implementation of a discriminatory and unnecessary Oklahoma state constitutional amendment that prohibits courts from applying — or even considering — what is broadly described as Islamic “Sharia law” and “international law.”
Excellent question. Why? An update on this previous post: Muslim Brotherhood student group to give “Shariah Law 101” presentation at Middle Tennessee State University . via Letter: Why video cameras not allowed at Shariah 101? | The Daily News Journal | dnj.com . I am writing this letter in order to inform the wonderful citizens of Rutherford County about my experience at “Shariah Law 101″ on March 16.
The nation's leading legal expert on Sharia and its relationship to American law, David Yerushalmi , here tears the cover off the common assertion that anti-Sharia legal initiatives are unnecessary, because Sharia isn't being used in American courts in the first place: New Study Finds Shariah Law Involved in Court Cases in 23 States CSP Washington, DC, May 17, 2011 - The Center for Security Policy today released an in-depth study-- Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases . The study evaluates 50 appellate court cases from 23 states that involve conflicts between Shariah (Islamic law) and American state law. The analysis finds that Shariah has been applied or formally recognized in state court decisions, in conflict with the Constitution and state public policy.