American Laws for American Courts Wins Major Bipartisan Victory in Kansas Legislature

Center for Security Policy Kansas bill protecting fundamental constitutional rights from foreign laws goes to governor’s desk following bi-partisan legislative victory.  Topeka, KS, May 16 2012 – On Friday May 11, the American Laws for American Courts legislation (SB79) to protect the fundamental constitutional rights of Kansas residents was approved by a bi-partisan 33-3 Senate vote following the unanimous 120-0 ...

Frank Gaffney on Oklahoma shariah ruling

By Frank Gaffney, Jr. Statement by Frank J. Gaffney, Jr., President of the Center for Security Policy, concerning the 10th Circuit Court’s ruling on the amendment to the Oklahoma State Constitution concerning shariah: “As an adamant opponent of shariah and a strong supporter of efforts to prevent its insinuation into our country through our courts or other stealthy means, I ...

The Man Behind the Anti-Shariah Movement

By ANDREA ELLIOTT NASHVILLE — Tennessee’s latest woes include high unemployment, continuing foreclosures and a battle over collective-bargaining rights for teachers. But when a Republican representative took the Statehouse floor during a recent hearing, he warned of a new threat to his constituents’ way of life: Islamic law. David Yerushalmi has quietly led a national movement. Residents watched in downtown ...

Bans on Court Use of Sharia/International Law: Michigan becomes 22nd State to Consider, Texas House tries again to get Senate to Adopt

by Bill Raftery With Alabama, Iowa, and North Carolina all set to adjourn in June, it looked as if there would not be any additional sharia/international law bans introduced or debated in 2011. However, in mid-June Michigan introduced a bill (HB 4769) co-sponsored by 42 of 63 Michigan House Republicans that copied much of the language from the versions introduced ...

Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases

By David Reaboi The Center for Security Policy’s report, Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases evaluates 50 Appellate Court cases from 23 states that involve conflicts between Shariah (Islamic law) and American state law. These cases are the stories of Muslim American families, mostly Muslim women and children, who were asking American courts ...

Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases

By David Reaboi The Center for Security Policy’s report, Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases evaluates 50 Appellate Court cases from 23 states that involve conflicts between Shariah (Islamic law) and American state law. These cases are the stories of Muslim American families, mostly Muslim women and children, who were asking American courts to preserve ...