Muslim Rep. Keith Ellison: Republicans Are “Party of Hate” For Banning Shariah Law in Platform

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) called the GOP the “Party of Hate” for banning Shariah Law in their platform.
“It’s an expression of bigotry.”


The Hill Blog reported:

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) blasted Republicans for including a plank in their convention platform targeting Shariah law in an interview with Mother Jones Wednesday, blasting the language as “an expression of bigotry.”

“There has never been any legislation offered to establish Shariah law — not at the federal level, not at the state level. There’s not been a municipal ordinance opposing this, there’s not been anything,” said Ellison, the nation’s first Muslim member of Congress.

The Republican platform included language demanding “no use of foreign law by U.S. courts in interpreting our Constitution and laws.”

“Nor should foreign sources of law be used in State courts; adjudication of criminal or civil matters,” the platform continues in a section championed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who has been outspoken in his concern that the moral code of Islam could be playing a greater role in the American justice system.

Ellison blasted Republicans as “the party of hate” for having “demonstrated hatred towards Muslims” in adopting the language.

Meanwhile, Democrats just banned and booed God.

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  • Rot in he’ll.

  • Joe Blow

    Hopefully he will also be our last Muslim member of congress. Only the law of our country and constitution should be allowed! No slithering in of the UN control or any law like Sharia. This is the United States after all Mr. Ellison and we are to follow what was set up for our country and not have outside influences. FOLLOW our laws not some outside forces.

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  • HELL!

  • Major Kong

    Yeah Ellison, go ahead and try to win friends and influence people with the popularity of Sharia law. Good grief! Is there one sane person left in the democrat party?

  • Walknot

    What Ellison fails to mention is that there are groups and political officials wanting to adopt Sharia in part or in whole. He is dishonest in his intent.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    Ellison blasted Republicans as “the party of hate” for having “demonstrated hatred towards Muslims” in adopting the language.

    To see “hate” on full display, one only need to watch the parade of Democrats at their convention make outlandish claim after outlandish claim of Republicans.

    I kind of wish that their convention would keep on going, so that the public can get their fill of seeing the Democrats for what they mostly are: envious, tyrannical, dishonest jerks.

  • Multitude

    I’m confused… what party does Ellison belong to again? What party got caught removing all references to God in their platform, declaring that man is sovereign in the universe, not some higher power or creator?

    Was that the Republicans?

  • Remco Kimber

    Ellison blasted Republicans as “the party of hate” for having “demonstrated hatred towards Muslims” in adopting the language.


    What Ellison aka the Congressional Mohammed meant to say is that Republicans s/b congratulated for having “understood exactly what Muslims” are trying to do, conquest through colonization including adopting Islamic ways and laws.

  • Granny

    How, exactly, is banning the use of foreign law “hate”? The Republican platform does not specify just sharia, it says “foreign law” – so courts cannot, for example, apply the laws of Indonesia or South Africa in the USA.

    Makes sense to me.

    Ellison is too thin-skinned.

  • FurryGuy

    Hmmmmm, and here I thought the Dems were the party of Separation of Church and State, religion having NO place in the political marketplace.

    Oh silly me, that applies only to Jews and Christians who are not knee-jerk Dems.

  • RickZ

    Meanwhile, Democrats just banned and booed God.

    For muslim demonrats, it’s worse than that. The resolution demon passed also said Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Now that’s got to hurt those Palestinian Terrortory Owebama campaign phone banks this go around.

  • Hafar Al Batin

    It’s time to set the record straight about Islam. No other religion…Buddhism, Christianity, Hindu, comes with its’ own set of “laws.” The 10 commandments are ways to live, not laws which must be obeyed under penalty of death or mutilation. The Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, but it does not allow one to live under an alternate system of laws and still be American. Allowing Sharia in the US is like allowing another nation to set up shop within your borders

  • Major Kong

    #9 Multitude
    You nailed it

  • Blue Hen

    What a clown.

  • Sharia Law is literally translated as the”path’ what is the path?………

  • Finncrisp

    Look, it is more than enough to put up with the false claim that indigenous Moslems led Columbus to the new world. Dems apparently are all in with that stupidity. Sharia law is the epotomy of the War on Women. This toad needs to crawl back under that rock he came from. Take Barry with you…

  • Remco Kimber

    As best I know there are two Mahooundians in Congress, Ellison and Andre Carson (rep. Indianapolis),

    And you say public schooling isn’t doing a good job producing really, top-notch, know-their-stuff voters?

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  • Patty

    Explain what Muslims believe in, then we will talk. THIS IS AMERICA D… IT.

  • saveus

    obama and sharia – perfect together

  • bg


    just a sample:

    July 19, 2007

    Congressman Ellison Carries the Islamists’ Water

    [Until so-called Muslim leaders like Congressman Ellison begin to understand the linkage between political Islam and the radicalization of youth toward terrorism and radical Islamism, we will make no headway in this global war. Our most important tools in deprogramming estranged youth are prominent Muslim leaders ready to counter political Islam and Wahhabism. Cong. Ellison has shown neither the desire nor the inclination to do such a thing. I have yet to see Congressman Ellison on record acknowledging that this is not a crime problem, but rather a global conflict of ideologies between militant Islamism and western pluralism (Americanism). Muslims like himself who do not shy away from their Muslim identity are being called upon in this time in history to ideologically combat political Islam and relegate the ‘Islamic state’ to the dustbin of history.]

    more here (38), here (11/12), here (14), here,
    in connecting links, and scroll threads for more..


  • Robodog7

    I’m sure that he has no problem with Christians that are arrested and strong armed by the police in Dearborn, MI. for handing out the Gospel of St. John in english & arabic.

    He denies that there have been any ” Mercy Killings” in the US.

  • Militant Catholic

    And the best part about this is that Sandra fifteen minutes of fame Fluke and the other feminazis stand and cheer this guy on while he talks about imposing Sharia – SHARIA law! Do they have an effing CLUE what sharia will do to women if it’s implemented?

  • rosie

    Sharia law…made to beat up women, crucify Christians, cut off hands and whatever else!, and have dirty old men “marry” 12 year old little girls and then toss them out when done….pimped by their own fathers….under “pain of sharia law”. It just happens to justify anything dirty, vicious minds can imagine…..even justifying faking being a Christian in order to promote the world caliphate (sound like anyone you know?).

  • The Koran is essentially the bigots handbook.

  • Patty
  • Stella Baskomb

    “There has never been any legislation offered to establish Shariah law — not at the federal level, not at the state level. There’s not been a municipal ordinance opposing this, there’s not been anything”

    Never? Not ever?

    Well, that cinches it. It’s Bush’s fault.

  • Jerl

    I think we SHOULD let Sharia be implemented. That way, women will not be allowed to vote, and without their vote, no Obummer, Pelosi or Reid!

  • Sarah

    up is down
    black is white
    right is wrong
    being against sharia makes you a bigot
    who would have guessed

  • Patty

    Rep. Keith Ellison Rewrites History on his Muslim Brotherhood, CAIR Ties


    According to Ellison’s impeccable logic, since he hasn’t met Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leader and new Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, therefore he has no knowledge of the Muslim Brotherhood.

    But a mountain of evidence of his contacts with and support of Muslim Brotherhood front groups – identified as such by the U.S. government – shows that the Muslim Brotherhood definitely knows who he is.

    Rewind to 2008, when Keith Ellison went on a 16-day hajj trip to Saudi Arabia paid for by the Muslim American Society (MAS) to the tune of $13,500.

    As Scott Johnson at Powerline noted at the time that Ellison had conflicting stories about who paid for the trip:

    The Star Tribune first reported on Ellison’s hajj in two puff pieces by Mitch Anderson this past December. Anderson first reported the statement of Ellison spokesman Rick Jauert that Ellison had paid for the trip himself. When Anderson returned to the story, he got such deep stuff from Ellison as this: “This is just me trying to be the best person I can be.” In the second story Anderson also reported that the MAS Minnesota paid for Ellison’s trip to Mecca, though Anderson didn’t pause to note the discrepancy between his two stories on this point.

    As Fox News reported on the MAS sponsorship of Ellison’s trip, Ellison returned the favor to his benefactors by speaking at the 2007 and 2008 MAS-Minnesota conventions.

    But who is MAS?

  • bg


    re: #23 September 6, 2012 at 3:53 pm bg

    Jasser, Lopez, Fatah (#16)

    [The Third Jihad exposes the war the media is not telling you about. It
    reveals the enemy our government is too afraid to name. [.] Interviews
    are conducted with radical Islamists in the US and the leaders trying to
    stop them, such as Rudy Giuliani, Clinton CIA Director Jim Woolsey, NYC
    Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, Senator Joe Lieberman, former Homeland
    Security Secretary Tom Ridge, and former terrorist group member Tawfik

    [Islamist-allied operatives appointed by Obama are undermining U.S.
    security policy – explains counter-Intelligence expert, Prof. Clare Lopez.
    Aimed at co-opting Americas foreign policy in the Middle East, a network
    including well-known American diplomats, congressional representatives,
    figures from academia and the think tank world – with ties to the clerical
    regime in Tehran – is directing the Obama Administration’s policy towards
    the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Middle East.]

    [Today, in the White House, there are three members of the Muslim
    Brotherhood that influence Obama’s policy. One is Rashad Hassan
    of Indian origin, who is the American ambassador to the 52-nation
    organization of Islamic countries. Dahlia Mujahid who writes his
    speech, who comes from the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Just day
    before yesterday, another woman, an academic, was appointed in
    that circle. This is happening while we sit silent, and I say that as a
    liberal democrat, as someone who worked and campaigned for
    Barrack Obama.]

    more here (#7), here (#10), here (#16), at links,
    in connecting links, and threads (aka: comments)..


  • BarbaraS

    And why do we let immigrants who have no intention of following our laws come to this country? If these people want sharia law, they can go back to the h*llhole they came from. Of course, they are turning some of our cities into h*llholes. Keep it up, dims. Keep it classy. Keep showing what you are for the general public.

    Muslims are getting cocky because they have made such great strides in their agenda of sharia law for all when Great Brittan allowed this monstrosity in their courts. They want the same thing for us. Nibble away a little at a time until they have eaten it (us) all.

  • art

    This is nothing more that the Democrats trying to win back the Muslim vote they put in danger of losing with their fiasco yesterday. They will need every vote in Michigan. Everything now is even more political and calculated.

  • Tired Okie

    2010 Oklahomans passed an amendment (75% Yes) to change Oklahoma’s constitution to refuse the use of any other type of law (religious or foreign) in our courts. US and Oklahoma constitutions only. CAIR (muslim lawyers) and the libs jumped stupid-filed a lawsuit and got the law (at least for now) declared unconstitutional. Now why would they do that if they don’t plan to implement sharia???? By the way keith, where’s your required beard and little sheet for your head??? Ok for you not to follow those laws like our dear leader???

  • Winston Wolfe

    Once again, I’m guilty as charged.

    I do hate you, Rep. Ellison.


  • bg


    re: #33 (et al) September 6, 2012 at 4:03 pm bg

    Shariah in American Courts (#10)

    [Also of note, in a non-academic but still influential article published
    in 1993 originally in the print edition of The American Muslim[8] by the
    American Muslim Council Deputy Director Issa Smith, “Native American
    Courts: Precedent for an Islamic arbitral system,” the author argued for
    a number of milestones that have since been achieved. These milestone
    include the creation of Muslim Bar Associations, and National Muslim Law
    Students Association, and the various organizations dedicated to the
    study of, promotion of, or enforcement of Shariah law in the U.S., which
    are listed in part later in this study:

    more here (#70) & here (#47) & here
    (#34), in connecting links and threads..


  • This pr!(# was probably one of them that booed the loudest when they did the vote to reinstate using God’s name.
    Mr Ellison, in your next life I hope that YOUR God will treat you fairly, because odds are pretty good you will never meet my God.
    By the way I see your God left you all of your virgins early, that is who is pictured with you isn’t it ?…..

  • Jad

    Sharia permits slavery. By not opposing Sharia, does the Democratic party tacitly endorse slavery?

  • Granny

    #41 September 6, 2012 at 4:40 pm
    Jad commented:

    Sharia permits slavery. By not opposing Sharia, does the Democratic party tacitly endorse slavery?

    In case you had forgotten, it is the Democrats that instituted all of the Jim Crow laws in the south, that is the party of the KKK and that was almost unanimously against the Civil Rights Amendment.

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  • There have already been cases where activist judges used Sharia law as part of the basis for rendering their verdicts. Don’t have time to post links, but there was also a case back around Halloween last year where a Muslim attacked a guy dressed up like Mohamed in a parade and the judge sided with the attacker based on Sharia law allowing him to attack anyone who insults Islam.

  • Mad Hatter

    His allegiance is to Radical Islam, not the United States. I hope when Romney gets in, this guy gets investigated for espionage.

  • CommieJuice

    Is this a surprise that a radical traitor with ties to terrorist groups would say such things? If this were such a bad country, he would be under constant surveillance and later receive capital punishment for treason and espionage.

    If you want a glimpse into the people this loser appeals to, his constituents, look at this story from his area posted on Gateway back in June. These are his people…..

  • Jean

    Take your hate filled, murdering Islam and get the he!! out of our nation, scum!!

  • CommieJuice

    Don’t forget, that apparently John Boehner and John McCain would most likely sympathize with this radical. Look at the way they attacked Michele Bachmann for exposing the ties of Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Mahmood Abedin (Anthony Weiner’s wife), to her mother who is in the Muslim Sisterhood and a group IMMA that Huma is also involved in. Bachmann was attacked for exposing those facts and having concerns that someone coming from such a radical family maybe shouldn’t hear everything talked about with the Secretary of State or have access to secrets and classified info regarding our country. If one of our own who is fighting the good fight can be attacked and condemned by our so-called side for doing the right thing, why would anything said by a radical like Ellison mean much at all? Espionage, treason and national security leaks are only against the law if the GOP is doing it.

  • bg


    CommieJuice #46 September 6, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    thank you!!

    was looking all over for the following link/s..

    Shariah in American Courts (#108)

    [These cases are the stories of Muslim American families, mostly Muslim women and children, who were asking American courts to preserve their rights to equal protection and due process. These families came to America for freedom from the discriminatory and cruel laws of Shariah. When our courts then apply Shariah law in the lives of these families, and deny them equal protection, they are betraying the principles on which America was founded.

    The study’s findings suggest that Shariah law has entered into state court decisions, in conflict with the Constitution and state public policy. Some commentators have said there are no more than one or two cases of Shariah law in U.S. state court cases; yet we found 50 significant cases just from the small sample of appellate published cases.

    Others have asserted with certainty that state court judges will always reject any foreign law, including Shariah law, when it conflicts with the Constitution or state public policy; yet we found 15 Trial Court cases, and 12 Appellate Court cases, where Shariah was found to be applicable in these particular cases. The facts are the facts: some judges are making decisions deferring to Shariah law even when those decisions conflict with Constitutional protections.

    Shariah Law and American State Courts: An Assessment of State Appellate Court Cases includes summaries of several cases in which the court’s application of Shariah law appears to be in direct conflict with Constitutional liberties and the public policies of the state.]

    more here (#111), here (#127), here (#159), before, after,
    in between, in connecting links, and scroll threads for more..


  • Jack Knows

    #34 BarbaraS…well said

  • Joe Blow

    I expect, if Obama is reelected, he will try and put forth one of his presidential edicts that will allow Sharia Law in our country. He really does need to be stopped in November and some how stopped from putting anything else radical in place before January 2013.

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  • ilikai

    Didn’t Justice Ginsberg state that she thought that they should look at the laws of other countries to help rule on Supreme Court cases? Some Fed Judges have said the same thing, They all forget, they are there to interpret the Constitution, not what other countries have for their “laws”. And Ellison can rot in hell, Sharia Law goes against at least 3 of our Amendments. Let him beat his own wife, the wives here in the states don’t have to put up with that kind of rule in the home.

  • bg


    Shariah law has entered into state court decisions


  • stonedome

    call it what you want, but you and it’s supporters will die before that sham system is ever introduced. this is what you get when their is a majority ethnic block in one congressional district.

  • bg


    “I’m committed to working with American Muslims to ensure that
    they can fulfill Zakat [.] it is important for Western countries to
    avoid impeding Muslim citizens from practicing religion as they
    see fit”
    ~ BHO


  • bg


    A large majority of America’s Muslims, women and girls, are
    living under sharia laws. Stripped of their human dignity.


  • EBL

    I hate that Keith Ellison is a stupid moron.

  • mcashc

    Hey Keith, whats ur real name homeboy. U went to the U of MN muslim free. Now ur a muslim. U decided to be a muslim. What is ur muslim name KEITH. U grew up AMERICAN KEITH. Why muslim KEITH ? Is race a part of this KEITH ? Voter ID KEITH ? It must be racist right KEITH ? YOU SCUM BAG PIG LOSER FRAUD .

  • mcashc

    He is obama. A racist spoiled prick. Funny how they all choose law. U punk fraud. U like usurper obama are nothing more than a racist punk. RACIST PUNK VOTED IN BY TAKERS. U DISGUSTING RACIST FRAUD. U pray 5 times a day my ass. Just like obungle, u punk anti AMERICAN fraud.

  • Joanne

    Islam is founded on hate. Christianity is founded on love. Sharia Laws are laws of hate – hate women, hate children, hate non-muslims, hate Jews, hate Christians,…..kill, kill, kill. These guys are morons.

  • Jack Knows

    Invite THIS bunch over for Thanksgiving dinner, and it will be YOUR head that is sitting on the platter.

  • owl

    I actually wish we could seperate out all those women I hear speak the goofy, stupid crap at this convention and let his law apply to their lives. That is how you know they are just lying. No one is that stupid when they can look at ole Keith and his Sharia law. Yep, Yep and Yep.

    Proud to be one of those bigots.

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  • Elsie E Connelly

    I can truly say that I wish this man were dead. Sharia law in the US, not if I have my way. Come and get me Elison, you’ll wish you were dead. Remember a woman named Lorena Bobbit. I will bobbit you and leave you to………..

  • Ron Rowan

    I agree. Republicans hate liars, radical Islam, those who pervert the truth by using some of it to hide a lie. Republicans hate racists, sexists, abortionists, communists, socialists, Marxists, etc., and so do I. By the way, I’m an independent who won’t hesitate to point out B.S. when I read it or hear it from any political stripe.

  • way past pist

    “banning Shariah Law in their platform.”

    NO, Cong. JACKASS – it’s a deep and PROFOUND love of the Freedoms and Liberties duly described in the Constitution and the amendments – that prompts a RESOUNDING and DEVINE response to such STUPID, CONTEMPTIBLE, SMEARFILLED LIES that you just puked out if your pie-hole…put on a burka

  • jay

    Vote that nut out Sharia Law in the USA if he wants it he can move the heck out of this great country where people are free He would have never been voted in Iowa VOTE THE MORON OUT

  • Mari

    What on earth would make him or anyone else think that the United States of America should now or ever admit Sharia Law into our government?? They would love nothing more than to do away with the American Constitution and replace it with Sharia Law, and I do believe they are serious about that and working both here and in the middle east to bring that about. They want to establish Islam and the Sharia Law as the global religion/law. Their Sharia has no place in this country and really, if they want to live with their law so badily then perhaps they should return to the countries that practice!

  • Sr Newk

    Kieth Ellison for a Black – Hispanic individual and a convert from Catholicism to Islam you of all people should know better than to even bring up the issue of Sharia Law. The is no way in Hell that Sharia Law is going to be adopted in the United States. If buy chance it is adopted that will be the day I myself will perform real social justice on the one who applies it to a young child, lady, lad or woman. Keith Ellison if you want Sharia Law, I suggest you get your butt on a plane with a one way ticket to the middle east or Asia were it is practiced.

  • jimmyg

    Mr Chris Fields
    Major, United States Marine Corps – Retired
    Candidate for Congress
    is running against this POS….google Chris Fields and donate to help him out.
    I’m from NY and I sent a small amount for his success….We gotta put those
    that oppose us out of our government…Besides, he’s a muslim…need I say more.

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