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Sharia Law: Oklahoma Says No. Again.

Oklahoma House Bill 1060 is on the way to Governor Fallin’s desk to await her signature. This measure would prohibit the application of foreign laws when doing so would violate the state or U.S. constitutions. Business entities were given an exemption and may subject themselves to foreign law if they so choose.

This bill by State Rep. Sally Kern is a replacement for State Question 755, which was struck down by a federal court for singling out Sharia Law. SQ755 was passed by voters in November 2010 with 70 percent voting for passage. Kern said, “Our intent with this bill is to use language similar to that of legislation in Tennessee, Kansas, Arizona and Louisiana, all of which passed without any court challenges. Voters approved the state question by a margin of 70 percent. If Gov. Mary Fallin signs this bill into law, she will be following the overwhelming will of the people of Oklahoma.”

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