Combining a variety of conservative culture-war obsessions, Oklahoma voters in 2010 passed an initiative that would "forbid courts from looking at international law or Sharia Law when deciding cases." Today, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the initiative violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
The "Save our State" initiative, in short, is nothing but invidious religious discrimination. It stigmatizes a particular faith in order to address a problem that doesn't exist. In striking it down, the Tenth Circuit upheld the core principles of the First and Fourteenth Amendments.
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