Sharia law

Sharia law & Missouri Courts
2:38 pm
Mon March 14, 2011

Mo. lawmakers propose ban on Islamic law

The Thomas Jefferson statue stands on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Mo. on Dec. 3, 2010.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri lawmakers have proposed legislation aimed at preventing Missouri courts from applying laws from foreign countries and those based on Sharia, the Islamic religious law.

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