June 14, 2011

The State Cannot Curb Sharia Law Alone

Andrew Brown, The Guardian

Lost in the furore over Rowan Williams is a rather more interesting initiative about the relationship between religion and the state: Caroline Cox's bill to limit the influence of sharia law. I think it is a thoroughly good thing, and a skilled piece of politics. But it also goes to the heart of the difficult notion of consent.

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