Those defending US Constitution from sharia must have failed high school civics

Source: The Christian Science Monitor

By Reza Aslan and Harris Zafar / February 29, 2012

There are those who would have you believe that Islamic law, or sharia, is taking over America. They seem to allege that the 1 percent of the American population that is Muslim is on the verge of a total takeover of the United States, and if Americans are not vigilant, soon we’ll all be stoning adulterers and chopping off the hands of thieves.

Take Rep. Allen West (R) of Florida, who recently alleged that, “there is an infiltration of the sharia practice into all of our operating systems in our country as well as across Western civilization. So we must be willing to recognize that enemy.”

If that kind of hyperbolic statement sounds ludicrous, it’s because it is. Yet nearly two-dozen states have proposed legislation to prohibit the use of sharia. Read further:

2 replies

  1. Politicians will say anything to get votes/cheap popularity.
    It is time for ACTION & not TALK. Some suggestios.
    Muslim Political Action Committees (PACS).
    Register & vote.
    Education thru media.
    Contribute to elected politician, even the ones who has a contrary opinion.
    and much more.

  2. I think our first goal should be to explain to them that the shariah they see in the Middle East is not the true shariah, the shariah they see in Middle East are result of power hungry politicians. That is why they are scared of it, they dont know what the Shariah truly is. The true shariah can only be provided by Ahmadis.

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