Excerpt from “Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State
Family law is not the only place where the introduction of sharia law is being sought in Canada. While Islamists may have suffered a setback in their attempt to introduce sharia law in this country, they have not accepted defeat. In fact, their plan is to introduce “sharia” in any form, wherever it would gain acceptance as a legitimate part of the Western lexicon.
The recent attempt to obtain government validation and funding of sharia-based private Islamic schools in the province of Ontario almost sneaked in, but for a public outcry. Sharia-compliant music, sharia-sanctioned soccer, sharia-based health practice (in which physicians refuse to treat patients of the opposite gender)—you name it and the Islamists are trying to push some aspect of sharia into our lives. However, the one area where their efforts are making the most ground is in sharia banking, where they have the help of some extremely powerful allies.