We Don’t Need Shariah In America
Bill Quick

Fla. Gov. OKs bill to prohibit use of foreign law | GadsdenTimes.com

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is becoming the eighth state to outlaw the use of foreign law in the state’s courts under a bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott.

Scott signed the measure (SB 386) on Monday.

It would prohibit judges from applying from applying foreign laws in cases involving family law, including divorce, alimony, child support and child custody.

It would also prevent some judgments from foreign courts to be considered in state courts.

The measure does not single out specific religions but critics said the law is intended to target a specific form of law called Shariah that is practiced in courts in some Muslim countries.

Screw the “critics.”  You like Shariah?  Go live in a country that enforces it.

 

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About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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