Nothing to be concerned about here. Sharia is completely benign and compatible with the values enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. How could it not be? Imam Rauf said so!
“Christians, Women Victims as Islamic Forces Implement Sharia Law in North Mali,” from International Christian Concern, June 7 (thanks to Lachlan):
06/07/2012 International Christian Concern (Washington D.C.)-Radical Islamists in control of northern Mali are enforcing a strict version of Sharia law that victimizes Christians, women and other vulnerable groups. The radicals took control of northern Mali in April after ousting the armed forces of the government of Mali.
“All the Christians have left Timbuktu (the main city in north Mali) because of the Sharia law as well as because of the presence of people linked with al-Qaeda,” said a Christian leader who fled from northern Mali. “According to the Islamists, women cannot mix with men and can”t ride on motorcycle with men. Women must also wear veils.”
Islamic rebels are enforcing the strict Sharia law by lashing women who failed to comply with the rules. They also have imprisoned other alleged violators of the Sharia law.