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Response to jberryhill (Reply #31)

Mon May 28, 2012, 01:57 PM

52. But it's still only applying that to a fact question within American law

Kosher pork is a product. I'm trying to discern the difference here. It's not forcing Jewish or Sharia law on Americans in that context. It's like choosing a jurisdiction in a contract.

The legislatures doing the banning act like we are somehow being forced to use the Sharia law and enforce it when it didn't pass our legislatures. Of course it would be impossible to explain that to those behind these laws. But what of such a contract - if the Jewish law is banned, then it takes away from freedom of contract. I have to buy pork that is pork without religious consideration, even if we both agree to it by contract? That would seem to run afoul of most states' first amendments.

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