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The network behind state bills ‘countering’ Sharia law and terrorism

A lawmaker in Idaho introduces legislation to prevent traditional Islamic law from infiltrating U.S. courts. This story also appeared in USA TODAY In Florida, a legislator proposes striking at the foundations of terrorism with a bill bolstering victims’ ability to sue its supporters. The lawmakers’ efforts are seemingly unrelated, their statehouses almost 2,000 miles apart. […]