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“The Dangers of Anti-Sharia Laws”

Read a March 2012 article by law professor Robert K. Vischer in the journal First Things. He argues that anti-Shariah laws set a dangerous precedent that could damage religious liberty for all, not just for Muslims.

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“Applying God’s Law: Religious Courts and Mediation in the U.S.”

The Pew Research Center released a report April 8, 2013, examining how major Christian denominations, as well as other faith groups, apply their religious laws to internal matters. Examples include Roman Catholic diocesan tribunals, which rule on marriage annulments, and Protestant disciplinary hearings for clergy who violate denominational rules about officiating at same-sex weddings.

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