Kansas Standing Up for USA Constitution!!
state courts and agencies from using Islamic or other non-U.S. laws when
making decisions, his office said on Friday.
The law has been dubbed the "sharia bill" because critics say it
targets the Islamic legal code. Sharia, or Islamic law, covers all
aspects of Muslim life, including religious obligations and financial
dealings. Opponents of state bans say they could nullify wills or legal
contracts between Muslims.
Supporters said the law will reassure foreigners in Kansas that state
laws and the U.S. Constitution would protect them. Opponents said it
singled out Muslims for ridicule and was unnecessary because American
laws prevail on U.S. soil.
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