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Anne Marie Waters: Sharia in the UK ~ Leeds 29 March 2017

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Thursday, 30 March, 2017

I am most grateful to Anne Marie for granting me permission to record and publish this talk she gave in Leeds on the 29 March 2017 on the subject of the increase of Sharia law in the United Kingdom.
My own strongly held view on this, which Anne Marie greatly expands upon is that while liberals claim that criticism of Islam 'divides us', in actual fact, the existence of Sharia courts in our country demonstrates that we are already divided by our laws.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland stands on a foundation of Common Law for over a thousand years and of Parliamentary Statutes for some eight hundred years.
Anyone in our country who seeks to be governed by other laws is automatically dividing our citizens because they are claiming a private law which is exempt from the law of the land. This is literally 'privilege' ~ 'Private law'.
A house divided cannot stand.