FLORIDA: Please help Anti-Sharia legislation become law

Florida Senate Judiciary Committee votes 6 – 3 to approve bill which prohibits courts from considering provisions of international laws including Islamic Sharia law.

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Please click here to send your email to Senators on the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability. 

 

The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee voted on SB 58 – Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases during the scheduled March 6, 2013 2:00 to 4:00 pm meeting.  The vote was 6 – 3 in favor of the bill. SB 58 now moves to the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability.

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Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases: Clarifies that public policies expressed in act apply to violations of natural person’s fundamental liberties, rights, & privileges guaranteed by State Constitution or U.S. Constitution; provides that act does not apply to corporation, partnership, or other form of business association, except when necessary to provide effective relief in proceedings under or relating to chs. 61 & 88, F.S.; specifies public policy of this state in applying choice of foreign law, legal code, or system in proceedings brought under or relating to chs. 61 & 88, F.S., which relate to dissolution of marriage, support, time-sharing, Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act, & Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; declares that certain decisions under such laws, codes, or systems & certain choice of venue or forum provisions in contract are void; provides for construction of waiver by natural person of person’s fundamental liberties, rights, & privileges guaranteed by State Constitution or U.S. Constitution; declares that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied; limits construction of provisions in certain circumstances.

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Assembly of Muslim Jurists of AmericaAMJA’s goal: replacing our Constitution with sharia law: 

The enablers of radical Islam in government, academia and the media regularly dismiss warnings about sharia law creeping into American judiciaries.. They have either never heard of, don’t want to know about, or don’t want you to know about AMJA. Learn more here: mainstream-american-muslim-jurists-blueprint-for-undermining-americas-legal-system 

Florida Family Association applauds Senator Alans Hays sponsorship of SB 58 – Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases. 

A voice vote was taken by the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee on SB 58.  The committee has not reported a record of who voted yes and no, but just the vote count of 6 – 3 in favor.  If the vote history becomes available it will be posted here at the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Response to Florida Family Association’s email alert regarding this vote was OUTSTANDING. A special thanks to everyone who took the time to send emails on this important issue.

All committees in the Florida House of Representatives have approved this legislation (HB 351).  HB 351 is pending a second reading before the full house. If Florida courts accept provisions of Islamic Sharia law or other foreign laws and legal codes which are inconsistent with American laws it will undermine public policies enacted by our representative form of government and change our value system.

Florida Family Association has prepared an email for you to send which encourages Senators on the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability to support Senate Bill 58.

To send your email, please click the following link, enter your name and email address then click the “Send Your Message” button.  You may also modify the subject or message text if you wish.

Please click here to send your email to encourage the senators on the Florida Senate Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability to support SB 58.

Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability

Chair    
Senator Jeremy Ring (D) (850) 487-5029 ring.jeremy.web@flsenate.gov
     
Vice Chair    
Senator Alan Hays (R) (850) 487-5011 hays.alan.web@flsenate.gov 
     
Senator Aaron Bean (R) (850) 487-5004 bean.aaron.web@flsenate.gov
Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto (R) (850) 487-5030 benacquisto.lizbeth.web@flsenate.gov
Senator Rob Bradley (R) (850) 487-5007 bradley.rob.web@flsenate.gov
Senator Dorothy L. Hukill (R) (850) 487-5008 Hukill.Dorothy.web@flsenate.gov
Senator Bill Montford (D) (850) 487-5003 montford.bill.web@flsenate.gov
Senator David Simmons (R) (850) 487-5010 simmons.david.web@flsenate.gov
Senator Christopher L. Smith (D) (850) 487-5031 smith.chris.web@flsenate.gov

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