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The Uproar Over Sharia Law

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Sharia law is a religious code of conduct used in some Muslim countries. And, if you believe some conservative activists, it’s coming to a state courtroom near you. That thinking has spurred 16 states from Texas to Nebraska to consider bills banning the use of Islamic law in their courts. But most American Muslims aren’t pressing for the adoption of Sharia – and indeed the U.S. Constitution makes it impossible to use. So why are so many voters trying to ban it?

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This article was originally published in Interfaith Radio.

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