'Anti-Sharia' Law Supporters Push For Action On Michigan House Bill Targeting Islamic Ideology
Supporters of an "anti-sharia" bill that's been sitting in Michigan's State House Judiciary Committee for over a year are pushing state lawmakers to put the measure to a vote.
If adopted, the bill he introduced would "limit the application and enforcement by a court, arbitrator, or administrative body of foreign laws that would impair constitutional rights."
House Bill 4769 was introduced by State Rep. Dave Agema (R-Grandville) in June of 2011. Agema, who was chosen to be Michigan's Republican National Committeeman earlier this year, has a history of making controversial statements about Islam. He has gone on record claiming President Obama is a Muslim and has also linked the faith to violent behavior. (continue reading...)