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Tag Archives: shariah

Senate Republican slams door shut on anti-Shariah legislation

A measure that some called “anti-Muslim” failed to gain enough support to clear its first committee hearing last week, with one moderate Senate Republican, Don […]...

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April 17, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: Why John Kerry may be a helicopter: Shariah in Iraq

Imposing law Mosul under ISIS: the BBC has video of the imposition of Shariah law a year after ISIS took over Iraq’s second largest city. […]...

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June 11, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Despite ties to the Aga Khan, Perry has avoided broadly embracing Islam

A recent Salon article exploring the “surprisingly warm” relationship between Texas Gov. Rick Perry and the Muslim community leans on the Republican presidential candidate’s ties to the Aga Khan, religious leader of the Ismailis — a sect of Shia Islam...

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August 17, 2011 Center Well, Politics
Oklahoma anti-Islam law blocked by federal judge

Oklahoma anti-Islam law blocked by federal judge

A federal judge ruled Monday that Oklahoma cannot implement a newly passed law banning the state’s courts from using Islamic law as a basis for […]...

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November 30, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Judge blocks Oklahoma law banning Islamic law in state courts

Judge blocks Oklahoma law banning Islamic law in state courts

Oklahoma voters have passed a constitutional amendment barring the state’s judges from considering Islamic law when trying cases. Not so fast, a federal judge said […]...

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November 15, 2010 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics

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Leadership at the League of Women Voters in Colorado split over redistricting campaign

The president of the League of Women Voters of Colorado, a nonpartisan voter education group that lent its name and credibility to a revamped campaign to […]

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