“Scalia law” is inferior to Sharia, the religious law of Islam? That’s what Columbia University Professor Marc Lamont Hill appears to be asserting on Twitter this morning.

Or perhaps he is simply saying that Justice Antonin Scalia is more worrisome than Sharia:

Here are just a few examples of Sharia law enforcement:

Basic civil rights — freedom of religion, freedom of speech — are non-existent in Sharia-compliant countries such as Saudi Arabia.

If Hill truly prefers Sharia law to “Scalia law,” he must consider civil rights to be unimportant indeed.

Neither do we.


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