In Clerical Oversight, Islam Named Official Religion of North Carolina

Official Religion of North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. — In what is being described alternately as an “unimaginable clerical oversight” and “a sign from the Almighty Allah,” the North Carolina House of Representatives voted to make Islam the state’s official religion. After a bill designed to establish Christianity as the state religion was killed by the state Speaker of the House last week, Wake County representative Chandler Forrest…