Texas Legislature considers banning courts from recognizing foreign religious, cultural laws | ...
Another idiotic right wing state. And they base this suggested law because of Newt Gingrinch it seems, who floated the lie about Dearborn, Michigan and a disorderly conduct arrest of some Christian wackos at an Arab International Fest.
Now the cracker was this article
Dearborn cited in effort to pass anti-Sharia law in Texas - News - Press and Guide
So here we have a law which is based in large part on fear, fear drummed up by a lie the moron and known liar Newt Gingrich, and one of the backers of the Texas bill, a Republican of course, "heard it on the radio" hence it must be true.Gingrich backtracked on his statement when questioned by local media and Rep. Berman himself acknowledged knowing nothing about Dearborn.
“I heard it on a radio station here on my way in to the Capitol one day,” Berman said Monday in an interview. “I don’t know Dearborn, Michigan but I heard it (Sharia is accepted law here) on the radio. Isn’t that true?”
The IQ of some of the present crop of right wing politicians must be just above or around 70....