Season 11 Episode 23: Democracy & Sharia Law: Can They Coexist?

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As we watch Muslim countries consider new forms of government, many in America hope that democracy will win out. But some Muslim countries have used the voting process t o establish Sharia law, which includes strict regulations pertaining to punishment, sexuality, religious obligations, hygiene, and personal finances. Jim Skillen, former president of the Center for Public Justice in Washington, DC, discusses current think ing on whether Sharia law can be combined with democracy. Shirley Hoogstra hosts. Episode #1123.

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