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Bill in ID to ‘Oppose’ Sharia Law Among Copy-Paste Legislation Nationwide

Bill in ID to 'Oppose' Sharia Law Among Copy-Paste Legislation Nationwide BOISE, Idaho – Does this bill sound familiar? An investigation of state legislation across the country finds Idaho is one of many states where identical bills aimed at preventing Sharia law in courtrooms has been introduced. A joint investigation by the Arizona Republic, Center for Public Integrity and USA Today finds "American Laws for American Courts" bills were introduced 40 times in 17 states over the past decade with text coming from the right-wing think tank Center for Security Policy. Dustin Gardiner, a reporter who was part of the investigation, says this copy-paste type of legislation raises concerns about transparency and whether legislators are addressing an actual problem. ...(Read More)
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