Revealed: UK’s first official sharia courts -Times Online
Slowly but surely...line upon line...
I mean...NOTHING...just like here...or in Sweden...
"ISLAMIC law has been officially adopted in Britain, with sharia courts given powers to rule on Muslim civil cases. The government has quietly sanctioned the powers for sharia judges to rule on cases ranging from divorce and financial disputes to those involving domestic violence. Rulings issued by a network of five sharia courts are enforceable with the full power of the judicial system, through the county courts or High Court. Previously, the rulings of sharia courts in Britain could not be enforced, and depended on voluntary compliance among Muslims. It has now emerged that sharia courts with these powers have been set up in London, Birmingham, Bradford and Manchester with the network’s headquarters in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Two more courts are being planned for Glasgow and Edinburgh."
A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.Pynchon - Gravity's Rainbow
Whats wrong with Shakira?? Shes very attractive
CORPORATE GREED AND UNION GREEDDEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANSDESTROYING THE BEST OF AMERICA ONE DAY AT A TIME
This is the worst kind of discrimination. The kind against ME! ~ Bender
The christian right wing nutjobs in this country frighten me far more than any sharia-law-wannabe person could ever hope to.
Then want shall be his master.
Frankly, I'm more worried about a Right-wing Fundy takeover, à la "The Handmaid's Tale".Why would Americans EVER condone cutting someone's hands off for stealing (they do also imprison people for theft)? Or stoning to death someone for committing adultery? Or lashing someone for having sex out of wedlock? Or killing someone who renounces their faith? Or allowing more than one wife? Or only allowing the husband to divorce his wife? Or killing homosexuals?
Some of the other laws aren't that big of a deal, or are more related to personal ways of practicing Islam rather than crime and punishment.
But to even humor the thought that we in America have anything to worry about this Imam wanting a Sharia compliant America IMO is laughable.
To be honest I don't know how far the majority of Muslims in America would want to integrate Sharia Law into America, if at all. Some Muslims condemn some of the forms of punishment listed above. Though there is much covered in Sharia law, many of the laws conflict with the rights and practices we have in America. I simply do not believe the laws that go against our constitution and practices would ever be condoned in America.[
And even so, that's far, far down my endless list of worries.
NJ might be harder since it was overturned. I think i finally found it by google NJ judge Muslim religious belief's, or something along like lines.
I thought that was worth a mention because it was a judge who took Sharia Law into consideration in his ruling.
The man raped his wife, but sharia law allows that.