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Anti-Sharia Bill Dropped In Minnesota

Update on the ‘anti-Sharia’ legislation, this time from Minnesota:

Anti-Sharia Bill Dropped In Minnesota

(RadianceWeekly)

The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) on Mar 5 announced that a lawmaker in that state’s legislature will drop a proposed “anti-Sharia” bill written using a template provided by an anti-Islam extremist. That announcement came following a news conference CAIR-MN held on Mar 5 with interfaith leaders to challenge the threat to religious freedom posed by the bill. In announcing his decision to drop the bill, Republican State Senator Dave Thompson said: “It was never my intent to introduce legislation that was being targeted to any one group.”

“We thank Senator Thompson for dropping this discriminatory bill and hope his responsible decision sends a message to all those elected officials in other states who are supporting similarly unconstitutional legislation,” said CAIR-MN Civil Rights Coordinator MunazzaHumayun.

According to media reports, Thompson’s anti-Islam bill (S2281) was a “boilerplate copy-pasted verbatim from a far right policy group.” Last week, CAIR’s national office released a community toolkit designed to assist those seeking to preserve America’s ideal of religious pluralism in the face of similar unconstitutional anti-Sharia bills that have been introduced in more than 20 states nationwide.CAIR’s toolkit includes background on David Yerushalmi, the anti-Islam extremist who authored the template for the anti-Sharia bills.

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  • NurAlia

    Christian…

    are you assuming that ALL Somalians are Muslim…much like westerners also belive that all Arabs and Palistinians are Muslim?

    Really now.

  • Christian-friend

    Somali refugees live here in Minnesota; banning Sharia is like asking Puerto Rico’s language to English

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    but Mindy , its important that people dont ask about the economy or healthcare or education or gun control or lots of other stuff . Thats why the politians talk bollocks

  • Al

    Good on Minnesota. Yerushalmi is a f*cktard

  • mindy1

    For crying out, focus on what is important

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