Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Shari'ah Law And Church's Chicken

The story below relates what happened to the Beasleys (Baltimore, Maryland) and illustrates just one aspect of how shari'ah-compliant finance can directly affect us here in the United States.
From this source:
A Baltimore couple has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Islamic investment bank that owns the Church's Chicken fast-food chain, alleging their franchise failed because the bank's strict adherence to the religious code of Shari'ah prohibited the couple from selling pork.
Read the entire article HERE.

(Hat-tip to Shariah Finance Watch, interviewed during the last hour of the April 25, 2008 edition of The Gathering Storm Radio Show. CLICK HERE to access the podcast and to learn more about shari'ah finance)

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posted by Always On Watch @ 4/29/2008 07:38:00 AM