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St. Louis Jewish Light

Bill banning application of religious law dies in Florida Senate

By Marcy Oster, JTA March 11, 2012

Legislation that would ban the application of religious or foreign law in marriage, divorce or custody cases stalled in Florida's state Senate. The Senate failed to bring the measure to a vote by March 9, the end of the current legislative session. It...

Fla. House passes religious law bill

JTA March 4, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Florida House of Representatives passed legislation opposed by Jewish and Muslim groups that would ban the application of religious or foreign law in marriage, divorce or custody cases. The bill is one of a number around the country...

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