foreign laws http://wfae.org en Lawmakers Push Ban On Islamic Law In Family Court http://wfae.org/post/lawmakers-push-ban-islamic-law-family-court <p><em>UPDATE: The North Carolina House concurred on the bill, sending it to Governor Pat McCrory for his signature.</em></p><p>For months now, Republican lawmakers in Raleigh have been pushing to ban North Carolina courts from enforcing “Islamic law,” or Shariah. Last week, the state Senate passed the latest bill with this aim. But, do courts really enforce Shariah, or any foreign laws, in their decisions? Where did this bill come from? And, what effect would the law have? WFAE's Ben Bradford takes a look.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:49:31 +0000 Ben Bradford 32034 at http://wfae.org