The bill began as a ban on Sharia law, and was amended in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. “It seems to me that they’re trying to pass under cover of darkness legislation that would not otherwise be passed. They’re trying to pull a Texas,” a pro-abortion rights advocate said earlier today to the News & Observer.
“My number one issue is: How do we support them and rally behind the gay community to make sure it’s safe for them, just, to live?” he said of international dangers. Uncertain on DOMA.
VICE reporter Sherif Elhelwa snapped some pics of the Al Qaeda flag flying atop the Benghazi courthouse where the Libyan revolution started. Elhelwa was later told by a guard, “Whomever speaks ill of this flag, we will cut off his tongue.”
Is it Sharia or Shariah? Shari’ah? Whatever, just wait until the Republican candidates hear about this.
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie defends his appointment of Muslim-American Sohail Mohammed to the state bench with totally justified indignation. Republican or Democrat, it’s refreshing (in this day and age, etc.) to see a politician calling out the racists in no uncertain terms rather than dancing around the topic.
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