“The threat from Shariah-based jihad and terrorism presents a real and present danger to the lawful governance of this state and to the peaceful enjoyment of citizenship by the residents of this state [
A proposed new state law would make following the Islamic legal code known as Shariah law a felony, punishable by 15 years in jail.
The bill exempts any peaceful practice of Islam.
But it also claims that any adherence to Shariah law – which includes religious practices like feet-washing and prayers – is treasonous.
It would require the state attorney general to investigate Shariah-compliant groups.
A dozen other states are also considering anti-Shariah law bills. Most would ban courts from citing Shariah law.
Oklahomavoters approved a referendum in November that banned courts from using Shariah law in their rulings. A federal judge blocked the Oklahoma law from being implemented, pending a federal lawsuit claiming the law is unconstitutional. Oklahoma ’s law goes further by proposing criminal penalties for following Shariah. Tennessee
This ain’t your father’s GOP. Today’s GOP is infested with conspiracy theory babbling loons.