Jul 15, 2016 2:43 PM GMT
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/07/15/after-nice-newt-gingrich-wants-to-test-every-american-muslim-and-deport-those-who-believe-in-sharia/After Nice, Newt Gingrich wants to ‘test’ every Muslim in the U.S. and deport sharia believers
...We should frankly test every person here who is of a Muslim background and if they believe in sharia they should be deported,” Gingrich told Fox News’ Sean Hannity.
... and suggested that mosques in America need to be monitored.
...Gingrich’s proposal, which made no distinction between U.S. citizens and noncitizens, would violate scores of First Amendment-based Supreme Court rulings as well as civil rights laws that together bar discrimination on the basis of religion, entanglement by the government in religion and restrictions on freedom of expression and belief.
Specifically the First Amendment reads: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof … .”