Oklahoma's Anti-Shariah Law Put On Hold -- For Now

November 8, 2010

Author: Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Source: National Public Radio


A federal judge on Monday temporarily stopped Oklahoma's new anti-Shariah law from taking effect.


Oklahoma's law — a ballot initiative approved by 70 percent of Oklahomans in the Nov. 2 elections — would change the state constitution to prohibit courts from considering international or Muslim law when deciding cases.