Sharia, or Islamic Law, is used by many Muslim countries as their main system of federal and local laws. Oppressive Islamic fundamentalist countries like Iran and Saudi Arabia use such laws, as do terrorist organizations like ISIS and the Taliban.
Now radical Muslim groups are pushing for sharia law to be used by judges in American courts. There are at least 45 American court decisions in which judges have considered sharia law as a basis for their rulings. shariah-in-american-courts-the-expanding-incursion-of-islamic-law-in-the-u-s-legal-system
WLTX “Radical Islam has declared war on the United States of America,” Republican Representative Chip Limehouse said. “They’ve captured journalists and reporters and cut their heads off, so a little small change in the law that’s pushing back and saying what were all about is kind of a good thing for South Carolina.”