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The Texas Senate last night passed and sent to Gov. Greg Abbott a measure that would prevent any 'international law' from being used in Texas civil courts, a bill many detractors say is Islamaphobic, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
State Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels) doesn't mention Islamic Koranic law, or 'Sharia Law' in her bill. She simply says it guarantees that no laws fro 'foreign courts' will be adopted by Texas civil court judges.
"It's just to provide some belt and suspenders to make sure that, with judicial discretion, we don't trump Texas law, American law, with a foreign law regarding family law," Campbell said.
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State Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels) doesn't mention Islamic Koranic law, or 'Sharia Law' in her bill.
Sharia Law should be outlawed everywhere apart from the land where it spawned, and if the followers don't like that then they can bugger off back to where it's enforced and good riddance.
originally posted by: quercusrex
a reply to: tothetenthpower
How is deciding on the religious education of the children in a divorce suit "superseding the constitution"? Ultimately that's what these "religious law" cases are used for.