us constitution http://kbia.org en Missouri bill prohibits use of foreign laws http://kbia.org/post/missouri-bill-prohibits-use-foreign-laws <p>Court rulings based on laws made outside the U.S. would be unenforceable in Missouri if those laws violate the state or U.S. constitutions under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>The House passed the measure 109-41 on Wednesday. The bill passed the Senate last month and now heads to the governor.</p><p>Versions of the bill considered in previous years specifically prohibited Islamic Sharia Law, but this legislation would affect all foreign legal codes.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 13:57:28 +0000 Associated Press 33437 at http://kbia.org Missouri bill prohibits use of foreign laws