Over 20 states have introduced variations of Anti-Sharia laws within state legislatures. Recently a bill was introduced into the Michigan legislature which sought to ban foreign and religious law.
This briefing was held at the Michigan State House building to discuss religious laws in the U.S. legal system including Sharia, Christian, and Jewish laws. HB 4769"The Restriction of the Application of Foreign Laws" bill was also specifically discussed.
Panelists will included Frank Ravitch (Professor of Law and Religion -MSU) Dr. Mohammed Khalil (Professor of Islamic Studies - MSU), Robert Fischer (Professor of Law and Religion - University of St. Thomas) Rabbi Robert Levy of Temple Beth Emeth.
The CAIR-MI "Remember Through Service" campaign is designed to tell the stories of Michigan Muslims who have given back to our country and to provide an accurate depiction of how Muslims contribute to the broader society.