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Separation of church and state




Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has announced plans to increase housing in the city for Muslims who follow Sharia law, which prohibits payment of interest on loans.

Mr. Murray’s housing committee recommended the city convene lenders, housing nonprofits and community leaders “to explore the best options for increasing access to Sharia-compliant loan products,” according to the proposal.

The mayor will send legislation based on the committee’s ideas to the City Council for consideration, The Puget Sound Business Journal reported.

“We will work to develop new tools for Muslims who are prevented from using conventional mortgage products due to their religious beliefs,” Mr. Murray said during a press conference.

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Sharia compliant government in the USofA.