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Australia lawmaker: No to Shariah

Posted on 03 November 2010

From News24.com: An Australian lawmaker has urged fellow members of parliament to block legislation that would allow financial products that met the Islamic banking principle prohibiting the payment and collection of interest.
“Shari’ah finance is one aspect of Shari’ah law, or Islamic law, and I reject it entirely,” the opposition Liberal Party’s Cory Bernardi said on Tuesday. “We shouldn’t be changing our legal system or our legal framework to accommodate a system of laws that is wholly incompatible with Western values.”………………………………………Full Article: Source

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