Sharia Law Outlawed In Oklahoma.

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    Well they sort of let themselves in for a legal shitstorm over nothing.
     
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    really?





    Cultural Defense Accepted as to Nonconsensual Sex in New Jersey Trial Court, Rejected on Appeal

    Eugene Volokh • July 23, 2010 5:45 pm

    From today’s opinion in S.D. v. M.J.R. (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div.), a domestic restraining order case:

    While recognizing that defendant had engaged in sexual relations with plaintiff against her expressed wishes in November 2008 and on the night of January 15 to 16, 2009, the judge did not find sexual assault or criminal sexual conduct to have been proven. He stated:

    This court does not feel that, under the circumstances, that this defendant had a criminal desire to or intent to sexually assault or to sexually contact the plaintiff when he did. The court believes that he was operating under his belief that it is, as the husband, his desire to have sex when and whether he wanted to, was something that was consistent with his practices and it was something that was not prohibited.

    After acknowledging that this was a case in which religious custom clashed with the law, and that under the law, plaintiff had a right to refuse defendant’s advances, the judge found that defendant did not act with a criminal intent when he repeatedly insisted upon intercourse, despite plaintiff’s contrary wishes.

    Having found acts of domestic violence consisting of assault and harassment to have occurred, the judge turned to the issue of whether a final restraining order should be entered. He found such an order unnecessary, vacated the temporary restraints previously entered in the matter and dismissed plaintiff’s domestic violence action....

    http://volokh.com/2010/07/23/cultur...in-new-jersey-trial-court-rejected-on-appeal/
     
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    Why..because it's going to be challenged.

    But making stupid laws never stopped anyone from making them.

    There is no way in heck that Sharia will ever stand here.
     
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    The poor liberals. Always on the wrong side of common sense.
     

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