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The Bogus Threat from Shariah Law

seesthelight Wrote: Jun 10, 2012 4:41 PM
Do you not see that when the shariah precedents have been established in their own courts, they will use them in US judicial system courts? I think you have missed the point.

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...