Texas lawmakers are taking serious measures to protect Americans from sharia law.  The Texas state Senate passed HB45, the Texas Foreign Law Procedural Protection Act. It bars any foreign code of law, including sharia law, from the state’s courts, specifically in “family law cases.” It has come under fire from pro-Muslim groups.  The Center for American Islamic

Relations (CAIR) dubbed it “anit-sharia,” and encouraged citizens to protest it.  Numerous aspects of it, and many other foreign legal codes, violate constitutional rights of Americans. Under sharia law alone, whippings, other cruel methods of punishments, and even certain types of killings, are permissible in extreme cases. Children are also sometimes allowed to be married off to adults.  It provides for only American laws to be used in American courts. READ MORE