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Bill to Ban Sharia Law Defense in State Courts
A bill in the State House could ban the use of Sharia Law, or any foreign laws, as a defense in state courts.
Sharia, or Islamic Law, is used by many Muslim countries to influence their laws. Countries like Saudi Arabia use such laws, but so have militant organizations like the Taliban.
"Radical Islam has declared war on the United States of America," Republican Representative Chip Limehouse said. "They've captured journalists and reporters and cut their heads off, so a little small change in the law that's pushing back and saying what were all about is kind of a good thing for South Carolina."
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