The dismantling of Iraq’s Saddam-era secular society, and the implementation of Islamic law, continues. Sharia Alert from Iraq: “Iraqi MP calls on Parliament to set law on fighting alcohols,” from Aswat Al Iraq, April 16 (thanks to Nicholas):
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Legislature for the Iraqi Parliament’s Health Committee, Ammar Tu”ma, has called on the Parliament on Saturday to set a law for fighting alcohols, to be presented with the law on fighting smoking.
“I demand the setting out of a draft-law for fighting alcohols, to be presented with the draft-law for fighting smoking,” Tu”ma said in a statement, copy of which was received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
Tu”ma justified his proposal saying that “it coincides with the constitutional article that calls for the protection of the Islamic identity of the Iraqi people.”…