Slinging a smooth stone
An article at the bottom of page one
of the May 30 edition of The Daily Oklahoman caught my eye. The article
entitled ďPlan would let Osage set countyís standardsĒ told of an attempt by
Osage Congresswoman Faren Revard
Anderson to have the Osage Nation set the environmental standards for
Now I will agree as quickly as anyone, that the
All that aside, should the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, (for thatís where this will eventually go), allow this to happen, Iím afraid some far more serious things could occur.
To me this could leave open an avenue
to an attempt by an Islamic minority to bring Sharia
Laws into the
I have read that Sharia laws have already begun to encroach in some European nations; this is frightening. This would include such things as legalizing laws that would effect business, politics, religion, social issues and sexuality.
Under Sharia law it could be legal to:
F Beat those drinking alcohol.
F Allow spousal abuse.
F Make an eye for an eye, a legal context.
F Thieves could be mutilated or crucified.
F Homosexuals executed.
F Fornicators beaten and adulterers stoned to death.
F Critics of Mohammand could be beaten or killed.
F Criticism of a cleric could bring execution.