Demystifying Shariah

Demystifying Shariah

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Haiti, Rubber Hand, Demystifying Shariah

Episode: Haiti, Rubber Hand, Demystifying Shariah

  • Jul 14, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 22:34 mins

More than two hundred bills attempting to ban Shariah law have been introduced in US state legislatures over the past decade. Some say that Shariah threatening to take over the country. But what they’re calling “Shariah” isn’t actually Shariah law at all—and there’s absolutely no chance of it overtaking the US Constitution or justice system. So what’s this debate really about? Sumbul Ali-Karamali is a Muslim American scholar of Islamic law with a new book called “Demystifying Shariah: What It Is, How It Works, And Why It's Not Taking Over Our Country.” (Segment produced by Martha Harris)