Posts Tagged ‘oklahoma’

On the morning of April 19, 1995, my tranquility and feelings of security were demolished in one horrific explosion. I, together with millions of other Americans, watched in torment, as what had once been the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, collapsed into a mass of smoking ruins. I listened intently to the reports of […]

Last week Federal District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange made permanent a temporary injunction she had issued on November 9 to block implementation of a constitutional amendment passed overwhelmingly by voters of that state. The amendment, known as State Question 755 on the November 2 ballot, sought to ban any future consideration of Islamic law, or shari’a, […]

By Tawfik Hamid A popular new law that bars Oklahoma courts from considering Islamic law, or Shariah, when deciding cases was put on hold Monday after a prominent Muslim in the state won a temporary restraining order in federal court. This ruling was issued in the name of freedom of religion and minority rights. […]

by Daniel Pipes National Review Online November 16, 2010 As Americans learn more about Islam, the aspect they find most objectionable is not its theology (such as whether Allah is God or not) nor its symbolism (such as an Islamic cultural center in lower Manhattan) but its law code, called the Sharia. Rightly, they say […]