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The Bogus Threat from Shariah Law

seesthelight Wrote: Jun 10, 2012 4:32 PM
How difficult it is for us to grasp the meaning of law and from whence it has come. The Law Giver remains sovereign and we have that law infused into the constitution. To demand shariah is acknowledging that God is not the only true living God.

In the 19th century, Catholicism was regarded by many people in this country as thoroughly incompatible with Americanism. They saw it as a hostile foreign element that would subvert democracy. Today, a majority of the justices on the Supreme Court are Catholic, and they are taken to be as American as Mountain Dew.

We've come a long way in religious tolerance. Or maybe not. The belief that Catholics are irredeemably alien and disloyal has given way to the fear that Muslims pose a mortal threat to our way of life.

That distrust is behind a push in state legislatures...