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Protecting America From Religious Zealots: New at Reason

Although no judges have tried ramming Sharia law down Americans' throats, conservatives around the country have passed and try to pass legislation in an effort to stop it. A. Barton Hinkle writes: Yet while Islamic law is not exactly sweeping across the country, you can understand why some conservatives worry that it might. Though they miss the nuances of Sharia's meaning, they correctly point out that Islam as practiced in some countries is a brutal ideology that executes people for committing homosexual acts, cruelly oppresses women, punishes theft with barbaric amputations, and more.
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