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Oklahoma Shariah Ban

Ryan J. Reilly

Oklahoma Anti-Sharia Constitutional Amendment Struck Down By Federal Judge | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A proposed amendment to Oklahoma's state constitution that would have prevented state courts from considering Sharia and international l...

The State Of Anti-Shari'a Bills

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2012 | Religion
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

Despite early momentum, the sponsors of anti-sharia legislation may have an uphill battle ahead of them.

Advocates Of Sharia Can Learn From Catholics And Jews

Mary J. Loftus | Posted 04.07.2012 | Religion
Mary J. Loftus

Prickly questions abound when determining how religious minorities with distinctive family norms, cultural practices and their own religious law, courts and schools, can be accommodated in democratic societies.

The Rule Of Law Prevails In Oklahoma

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Congratulations to the people of Oklahoma that the rule of law has prevailed over bigotry in their state. It is a victory for justice and a victory for all Americans.

Anti-Sharia Law: A Solution In Search Of A Problem

Posted 07.20.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Mach and Jamil Dakwar Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) A discriminatory and wholly unfounded idea is taking root in state legislatures ...

Judge Maintains Ruling Against Oklahoma Shariah Ban

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) A federal judge on Monday (Nov. 29) issued a temporary injunction against an Oklahoma referendum that so...

For Top Religion Stories Of 2010, A Major Case Of Deja Vu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) The calendar may have said 2010, but for Pope Benedict XVI and much of his global flock, it looked and ...