UK bill moves to limit power of Sharia Courts

Baroness Cox: Courts backing polygamy and discriminating against women

David C. Jennings Canada Free PRess 4/21/2013

Under the Arbitration Act of 1996, Muslims in the UK were empowered to resolve certain legal matters within their faith in a similar way to that already granted to Jewish Beth Din courts. These allow adherents of (mostly orthodox) […]

Marco Rubio opposes Violence Against Women Act

Seung Min Kim Politico 2/12/2013

Sen. Marco Rubio was among the 22 GOP senators who voted against reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act – a law that the Florida Republican said he largely supports but couldn’t ultimately vote to renew because of new provisions in the bill.

Rubio is scheduled to give the Republican response […]