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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,...

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....

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

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 — as evidence he is well-connected to at least one group of Muslims.

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...

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...