The Florida Senate Judiciary Committee will consider SB 386 titled Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases tomorrow morning, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 between 9:00 and 11:00 am. Please consider sending an email to the members of the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee. The committee will consider the American Laws for American Courts bill which would prohibit Sharia and other foreign laws.
We realize you are very busy, so the Florida Family Association has made it easy. They have prepared an email for you to send urging the members of the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee to vote for SB 386 – Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases.
To send your email, please click the following link, enter your name and email address then click the “Send Your Message” button. You may also edit the subject or message text if you wish.
If Florida courts accept provisions of Islamic Sharia law or other foreign laws or legal codes which are inconsistent with American laws it will undermine public policies enacted by our representative form of government and change our value system.
Application of Foreign Law in Certain Cases: Defines “foreign law, legal code, or system”; specifies public policy on application of foreign law, legal code, or system in proceedings relating to dissolution of marriage, support, time-sharing, UCCJEA, & UIFSA; provides that certain decisions rendered under such laws, codes, or systems are void; provides that certain contracts & contract provisions are void; provides for construction of waiver by natural person of person’s fundamental liberties, rights, & privileges guaranteed by state or federal constitutions; provides that claims of forum non conveniens or related claims must be denied; provides that act doesn’t require or authorize court to adjudicate, or prohibit any religious organization from adjudicating, ecclesiastical matters in violation of specified constitutional provisions or to conflict with any federal treaty or other international agreement to which U.S. is party to specified extent. Full text of SB 386.
Florida Senate Judiciary Committee contact information.
- Senator Rob Bradley (R)
- Senator Andy Gardiner (R)
- Senator Arthenia L. Joyner (D)
- Senator Jack Latvala (R)
- Senator Garrett Richter (R)
- Senator Jeremy Ring (D)
- Senator John Thrasher (R)
We desperately need your help on this. If you have ever wondered what you can do, please send this email and pass this information on to your friends.
Until next time,