The Jewish civil rights group known as the Anti-Defamation League has apparently decided to give CAIR – a Muslim Brotherhood affiliated group – quite a bit of ammunition against passage of an anti-Sharia law bill in the state of Florida. In this video, you see a man by the name of Ahmed Bedier, founder of CAIR’s Tampa chapter. Bedier also has a history that includes sympathies with terrorist / anti-Semitic groups and individuals like Hamas and Sami al-Arian.
The contents of this video demonstrate a few very important realities. First, the ADL is actually expressing opposition to a bill that would protect it from anti-Semitic laws. Bedier exploits the ADL’s support to his advantage. It’s effective because ADL’s position is so inexplicable.
Second, groups like CAIR claim they are not interested in imposing Sharia law on the United States. If this is true, why are they so vehemently opposed to laws that forbid its implementation? The answer is that the premise is faulty. They do want to impose Sharia.
Third, Sharia law CANNOT co-exist with the United States Constitution. Proponents of the former cite the first amendment – freedom of religion – when they object to anti-Sharia laws. Unfortunately for them, Sharia law is intended to be “the law of the land” in whatever land it’s established. The U.S. Constitution addresses this specifically, though not in the first amendment. I direct you to Article VI:
This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law of the Land; and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby, any Thing in the Constitution or Laws of any State to the Contrary notwithstanding.
So, you see, an anti-Sharia law is nothing short of a re-affirmation of our own Constitution. By rejecting such legislation, people like Bedier and groups like CAIR are rejecting the U.S. Constitution. Period.
Also, for the record, as for the part in the first amendment about freedom of religion… Sharia law cannot co-exist with that either.
Shame on the ADL.
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