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Apocalypse
11-30-2010, 08:46 AM
Judge Blocks Oklahoma’s Ban on Using Shariah Law in Court

By JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr.
November 29, 2010

HOUSTON — An Oklahoma constitutional amendment aimed at stopping the use of Islamic law in its courts was dealt a serious blow on Monday when a federal judge temporarily blocked the state from putting it into effect. The amendment would forbid state judges from considering Islamic or international law in their decisions.

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Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange of Federal District Court in Oklahoma City, however, said in her decision to grant a preliminary injunction on Monday that the measure did not appear to pass constitutional muster.

It conveys a message, she said, that the state favors one religion or particular belief over others. The federal courts have long held that such a message violates the First Amendment’s clause prohibiting the establishment of a state religion, she said…

The judge barred the State Election Commission from certifying the results of the election until she makes a final ruling. She set no timetable for her decision.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/30/us/30oklahoma.html?_r=2

Judge Miles is a Clinton Appointment. Who spent her entire life in government or ‘academia’ (African and women’s studies).

marv
11-30-2010, 10:14 AM
Judge Blocks Oklahoma’s Ban on Using Shariah Law in Court
...did not appear...
The words of weasels.

It conveys a message, she said, that the state favors one religion or particular belief over others. The federal courts have long held that such a message violates the First Amendment’s clause prohibiting the establishment of a state religion, she said…
...and she should re-read her own words to see the contradiction.

Shariah Law authorizes the murder of a daughter by a father or a sister by a brother for "dishonoring" the family. I thought that murder was against the law.........hmmmmmm!

Teddy Kennedy
11-30-2010, 02:09 PM
I could have guessed as much. Clinton appointee, affirmative action in action.