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Attacking Shariah, Attacking Religious Freedom

posted on August 15, 2012

At The Nation, Dr. Zahid Bukhari asserts that Muslim Americans are facing an anti-Shariah movement that is “one of the most profound, and dangerous, expressions of the effort to criminalize Islam.” Bukhari points to a misunderstanding of Shariah, a complex set of Muslim laws and observances, but which “has been reduced to an inflammatory term in this country.” “To ban Shariah is to ban the Muslim religion and harshly strip several million taxpaying Americans of their first amendment rights,” Bukhari writes.

Read at The Nation