Debunking conservatives’ skewed interpretation of sharia law

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Over at the Center for American Progress Wajahat Ali and Matthew Duss have prepared a briefing on sharia law and how the issue has been misrepresented by the US Right – specifically in the September 2010 report Sharia: The Threat to America, published by the Center for Security Policy.

Download the briefing here.

See also Tim Murphy, “The great sharia freakout”, Mother Jones, 31 March 2011

And Greg Sargent, “Debunking the right’s crackpot sharia panic”, The Plum Line, 31 March 2011