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Does sharia law allow a husband to rape his wife, even in America? A New Jersey trial judge thought so. In a recently overturned case, a “trial judge found as a fact that defendant committed conduct that constituted a sexual assault” but did not hold the defendant liable because the defendant believed he was exercising his rights over the victim. Fortunately, a New Jersey appellate court reversed the trial judge. But make no mistake about it: this is no isolated incident. We will see more cases here in the United States where others attempt to impose sharia law, under the guise of First Amendment protections, as a defense against crimes and other civil violations.

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Perspective, Pages 73 on 06/05/2011

Print Headline: Threat to democracy from sharia law real -and growing

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