This video is part of “Who’s Afraid of Aymann Ismail?,” a series featuring Slate’s Aymann Ismail confronting fears about Muslims. Follow along on Facebook.

 It happened at the Republican National Convention last year, and it’s happened at just about every right-wing protest I’ve covered in the past few years: People tell me Sharia law is coming to America. Muslims secretly want to impose their will on all of us. In fact, there are already “no-go zones” in United States, and we must act now to stop them from spreading.

 Where do they think this is happening? In places like Dearborn, Michigan, and Dallas, Texas. Dallas in particular has become a center of anti-Sharia protests, inflamed partly by reports from Fox News, Breitbart, and others that an Islamic court had been established there to decree medieval justice in America. The protests were loud enough that Texas passed a bill last summer to ban “foreign law” from being applied.

Could this rogue Islamic court be real? And what evidence led Texas to act? In the episode above, I travel to the real-life Islamic Tribunal in Arlington, Texas, to ask one of its founding imams what he does there. Then I meet with Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn, a Republican who represents a rural district outside Dallas and who sponsored the new legislation. He insists the bill doesn’t target Muslims, but the law’s backstory suggests otherwise.

Aymann Ismail

This series is written and produced by Aymann Ismail and Jeffrey Bloomer, and edited by Aymann Ismail.

You can also watch episodes on why some young Muslims radicalize, profane Muslim comedians, why it’s so hard to stop wearing the hijab, homophobia in Islam, and Ramadan.

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The US Court system is totally broken... Judges have become enemies of the Republic, using their positions to actively subvert our Constitutional Republic and its laws.   It is time that Congress and the Administration get together and REWRITE the Federal Judiciary Act... which authorizes and establishes every court in America.. .provides their specific jurisdiction and limits their powers... It also authorizes the number and location of all the Federal Courts... 

By Rewriting the Federal Judiciary Act the siting Judges can be removed from office by failing to authorize their courts... redistricting them out of office... allowing new Justices to be appointed and courts like the infamous 6th DIstrict Court and ALL OF ITS JUSTICES removed from any jurisdictional authority... those judges would retain their offices but have no court... In fact, their salaries could also be set at one dollar a year... 

Time to act Mr. President... we must, however, take back both houses of congress to accomplish this task... the President could inform the public of his plan to do that and ask the people to give him a fillibuster proof Congress... the US Senate can change its rules to eliminate the 60 vote rule for cloture, allowing a simple majority to prevail as the necessary vote to end debate and bringing a bill to the floor for an up or down vote.  Any hesitation on the part of the GOP to take the necessary action to reign in the Federal Judiciary should result in the People removing all incumbents from office... GOP and Democrat.

Note:  The Presidents failure to take on the DOJ and the Judiciary using his full powers is very concerning.  The President is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in the land... not the Attorney General (AG).  As such, it is the Presidents Constitutional duty to remove those law enforcement agents and judges who refuse to administer the law as Constitutionally prescribed.  His failure to drain the swamp should have resulted in the upper echelons of both the DOJ and FBI being removed... fired and replaced.  The rouge acts of the Court should have resulted in the President refusing to abide by their unconstitutional adjudications... stating that the courts don't make law and when they find the law unconstitutional or problematic it is up to Congress to act ... by either ignoring the justices' decision and doing nothing or by revising or repealing the law to make it constitutional.  Judges don't make law. .period... they adjudicate the law as applied to the case before them.

14 states are pushing legislation against Sharia Law in America, while the other states are doing nothing.

 While the SPLC, listed you Ronald as this a Nazi...:)

and me, but the Southern Poverty Law Center can kiss my butt...:)

One of the most successful far-right conspiracies to achieve mainstream viability, the mass hysteria surrounding a so-called threat of “Sharia law” in the United States is largely the work of anti-Muslim groups such as the American Freedom Law Center and ACT for America (ACT), an SPLC-designated hate group. In June, so-called “anti-Sharia” rallies organized by ACT were held across the country and attracted white nationalists, armed right-wing militias and even neo-Nazis

This is ridiculous...  We don't need more laws we need to enforce our current laws 

By engaging in legislation to outlaw that which is already outside the law we give credibility to their claims of jurisdiction... Sharia Law has no jurisdictional authority anywhere in the United States. 

First, any establishment of a court of law which is not authorized by the US Constitution and the Federal Judiciary Act is an illegal court and if it claims sovereign rights it is also treasonous or seditious...  Arrest and try anyone adhering to or recognizing Sharia Courts, as viable courts in the US, for Treason and Sedition... among other charges... fraud, the unlawful practice of law, etc.

Finally, the Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate group... and subversive NGO whose policies and history mark it as a far-left socialist extremist group.  They no longer hold any credibility with the American People.

Ronald said the Southern Poverty Law Center is a hate group, well in fact the are a Jewish operated firm, so is the Southern Poverty Law Center Khazar Jews?

How did you determine that the Southern Poverty Law Center is operated by Khazar Jews... please inform us.
Morris Dee's the founder of the SPLC was a Baptist... whose middle name was that of his father's Jewish friend.

Because of what you said...:) A Christian, really...:)

What are the other states doing, you only listed 14 states filing against Sharia Law?

Be very cautious ... it would not be the first time that a court case was filed for the purpose of losing the case and establishing a precedent for the bases of conducting otherwise illegal activity.  The so-called right for an abortion was pushed thru for that purpose.

State's AG files case to ban sharia law... goes to court and deliberately throws the case... judge rules sharia law ok in USA... think not... you haven't been paying attention to court cases... defense of marriage act... lost, roe versus wade lost,  most state sodomy laws, etc.

That is why Judges verdicts should never result in changes to the law... Congress should act to change the law where a judge rules it unconstitutional or deficient.  If Congress doesn't agree then they do nothing if they agree with the Judge they change or revoke the law.  All similar cases brought for relief from a supposedly defective law must be adjudicated for such relief... the verdict or adjudication in one case doesn't apply to others or future cases... they must stand or fall based on their own merit..

From what date has congress followed the rules?

1913 acts all ways comes to mind...:)

 This blog has been Q'ed search all the states Tif, get Hank to organize a team.

For crying out loud Ronald, its not the end of the world because they want the whole world to look like and speak huba juba Arabic...:)




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Joe Biden Vows: Give Taxpayer-Funded Obamacare To All Illegal Aliens In U.S.

Former Vice President and 2020 Democrat presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is vowing to give Obamacare, funded by American taxpayers, to all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens living in the United States.

During an interview with Telemundo’s Jose Diaz-Balart, Biden forgot that Obamacare technically bans illegal aliens from enrolling in healthcare plans — although illegal aliens are still able to obtain subsidized and free healthcare at Americans’ expense — and promised that under his plan, all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens would be able to get Obamacare.

The exchange went as follows:

DIAZ-BALART: When I … NBC moderated that first debate with you, I didn’t … I don’t recall a clear answer, under your plan should … would the 11, 12 million undocumented immigrants that live in the United States, that have been here many for generations, would they have access …


DIAZ-BALART: — to health insurance.

BIDEN: Yes, they … if they can buy into the system like everybody else.

DIAZ-BALART: Because you know, in [Obamacare] they can’t.

BIDEN: Yeah. Yeah, I know. Well they can, that’s my point. They continue to be able to do that.

DIAN-BALART: They cannot under the ObamaCare.

BIDEN: Well and that’s my point, they will though. They will be able to buy into … [illegal aliens] would be able to buy in, just like anyone else could.

Biden joins Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg — among other 2020 Democrats — in committing to forcing American taxpayers to pay for healthcare for illegal aliens who arrive in the U.S.

Already, due to loopholes, American taxpayers are spending nearly $20 billion every year to provide illegal aliens with subsidized healthcare, emergency room visits, and other health services.

Under the 2020 Democrats’ plan to provide taxpayer-funded healthcare to all illegal aliens living in the U.S., Americans would be billed potentially $660 billion every decade just to cover the costs. Other research has found that the plan would cost Americans at least $23 billion every year.

As Breitbart News has reported, experts have said that giving taxpayer-funded healthcare to effectively all foreign nationals who can make it to America’s borders would drive “strong incentives for people with serious health problems to enter the country or remain longer than their visas allow in order to get government-funded care.”

Despite 2020 Democrats’ continued push for taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal aliens, American voters are overwhelmingly opposed to the plan. The latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey revealed that the healthcare-for-illegal-aliens plan is the least popular policy position, with opposition from 62 percent of U.S. voters.

Similarly, a CNN poll from July discovered that 63 percent of likely swing voters oppose providing healthcare to illegal aliens, along with nearly 6-in-10 of all likely U.S. voters and 61 percent of moderates. A Rasmussen Reports survey also found that likely voters, by a majority of 55 percent, oppose giving healthcare to even the most low-income illegal aliens.

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