sharia law

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the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

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The O'Leary Report contracted with Zogby International to run questions about American attitudes on how Sharia law impacts American voters on the issue of gender equality.
Sharia law, and more particularly the UAE Personal Affairs Law, governs the issues pertaining to guardianship, inheritance and succession matters.
The committee voted the bill down after some lawmakers said they were concerned Idaho would be forced to comply with Sharia law on child support.
And she warned Sharia law being used to "discriminate against women" was becoming more widespread.
I am happy that by asking each family to have 10 kids, the Shankaracharya has approved the Sharia law.
They face several accusations, including using the social media outlets to propagate against the Saudi judiciary, criticize Islamic Sharia law and interfere in the independence of the judiciary, depicting it as backward.
Sir Winston Churchill hit the nail on the head when he said: "Just like Nazism started with Hitler's vision, the Islamic vision is Sharia law - in which women who have sex before marriage are stoned to death, homosexuals are beaten, and apostates are killed.
It seems as though that no longer applies - our legal system is now so watered down by EU interference and now Cameron has crumbled to demands to have Sharia Law written into the British legal system.
According to ABC News, on April 20, members of Deir Ezzor's Al Sharia Law Authority, a controlling Islamic party that uses force to implement the conservative law enforced by extremist groups who control Deir Ezzor city and swaths of the east, stormed an all-female wedding celebration at a private home.
The father's lawyer argued that it was the mother who contravened Sharia law and the Prophet's teachings when she left her husband's house without his knowledge and any valid reason, abandoning her two-year-old daughter at the time.
Amman, Dec 22 (Petra) aAC" The Ift Department, the top authority issuing fatwas (religious edicts), on Sunday warned against certain "devious" opinions made in the form of edicts that actually contravened Islamic sharia law.
A UKIP activist seeking to become an MP at the next general election told a meeting of supporters in Coventry that he supports hardline sharia law.
A MIDLAND UKIP candidate believes thieves should have their hands cut off - and that hardline sharia law is the answer to crime.
A WHITE Muslim convert who vowed to bring Sharia law to the UK has been jailed for six weeks for beating up a photographer.
The scholars objected to issuing sukuk for religious endowments because they violate Sharia Law," said Al-Gamal.