Sooner State Shariah; Oklahoma Leads the Charge to Preserve Constitutional Law
Byline: THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Oklahomans showcased their independent streak on Election Day by launching a pre-emptive strike against the creeping influence of Shariah in their state. Voters gave the Oklahoma International Law Amendment an overwhelming 70 percent approval, denying judges the ability to consult the laws of foreign cultures when settling U.S. legal questions. While proponents of Islamic law have responded with a court challenge that has temporarily blocked the measure, the Sooner State - which sets an example for the rest of the nation - should not waver in its efforts to maintain the rule of law under the U.S. Constitution.
Muneer Awad, executive …
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Publication information: Article title: Sooner State Shariah; Oklahoma Leads the Charge to Preserve Constitutional Law. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 17, 2010. Page number: B02. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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