Islamic Shariah Law Court Opens in Texas to Oversee Divorce, Business and Civil Disputes

February 9, 2015

The mayor of Irving, Texas, claims that the first known Islamic Tribunal court in the United States won't have legal authority to impose Shariah law in the state.

In a statement posted on her Facebook page Friday, Irving Mayor Beth van Duyne denied that the Islamic Tribunal at the Islamic Center of Irving has garnered legal power.

"Recently, there have been rumors suggesting that the city of Irving has somehow condoned, approved or enacted the implementation of a Shariah law court in our city," wrote van Duyne.

Read more at: http://www.christianpost.com/news/islamic-shariah-law-court-opens-in-texas-to-oversee-divorce-business-and-civil-disputes-133814/


Get the Media Source Newsletter on your smartphone or tablet now!

iphone
Android

 


Latest News

Virginia Persecutes Christian Realtor Over “Jesus Loves You”

In response to the flagrant abuse of power and persecution, the non-profit American Center for Law and Justice filed a lawsuit charging Virginia authorities...

Posted

FTC Beefing Up Its 'Big Tech' Probe

The Federal Trade Commission is accelerating its investigation of so-called "Big Tech" and Silicon Valley's moves into media ventures...

Posted

Evangelist Forced to Flee Denmark and Seek Asylum in US

Torben Søndergaard and his family fled Denmark for America this year like refugees fleeing a war zone...

Posted

DOJ Digs Into Music Licensing

The fate of the consent decrees governing the music licensing practices of ASCAP and BMI may rest in...

Posted

More News

NEWSROOM

Headlines