Entries by Dr. Stephen M. Kirby, PhD

Muslim Political Candidates and Public Officials: Choosing Between Islamic Doctrine or the U.S. Constitution

People in public office in the United States at the local, state, and federal levels are required to take an oath of office in which they swear, or affirm, to support the U.S. Constitution. This is based on Article 6, Clause 3 of that Constitution (the “Oaths Clause”). The Framers of the Constitution considered the […]