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A bill that squared Muslims and Jews against several members of the Legislature is dead for this session.

SB 1360, which critics say targets Muslims, would have voided marriage, divorce and custody disputes grounded in foreign law.

The measure did not come up for a vote in the Senate, although the House bill passed by a 92-24 margin.Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, the bill's sponsor, advanced the controversy by distributing booklets to other senators titled "Shari'ah Law: Radical Islam's threat to the U.S. Constitution."


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