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District Judge permanently blocks Oklahoma law forbidding sharia law in courts [Judge is an idiot]
The Right Scoop ^ | August 16, 2013

Posted on 08/16/2013 11:33:04 PM PDT by grundle

The judge says that “upholding an individual’s constitutional rights” is more important than the will of the masses. I would agree if indeed the will of the masses violated the constitutional rights of an individual. However, I’m not sure how it’s an “individual’s constitutional right” to have a US court consider sharia or international law when adjudicating a case:

CBN NEWS – A U.S. district judge permanently blocked an Oklahoma law forbidding courts from considering Islamic or international law when deciding cases.

“While the public has an interest in the will of the voters being carried out, the court finds that the public has a more profound and long-term interest in upholding an individual’s constitutional rights,” the judge wrote according to Tulsa World.

Oklahoma voters passed the measure in 2010 with 70 percent of voters supporting it, but U.S. District Judge Vickie Miles-Legrange issued a temporary injunction after a Muslim resident sued.

On Thursday the U.S. district judge made the ban permanent when she issued an order forbidding the State Election Board from certifying the election.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Oklahoma; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; muslim; oklahoma; sharia; sharialaw
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This judge is an idiot. There is no "constitutional right" for U.S. citizens to be covered by Sharia law.
1 posted on 08/16/2013 11:33:05 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Where does this court clown get the authority to do this? She sounds like she might be a real ditz.


2 posted on 08/16/2013 11:39:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Former Rodeo Clown Sensitivity Training class valedictorian.)
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To: grundle

The case will proceed to the Supreme Court, where the four liberal guys will be hard-pressed to agree on this ruling. You can’t make up pieces of the Constitution and insist to the public that you have fake rights.


3 posted on 08/16/2013 11:40:06 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: grundle

A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Miles-LaGrange, received a certificate from the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana, West Africa in 1973, and graduated cum laude from Vassar College in 1974. She then received her J.D. from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC in 1977. There, she was an editor of The Howard Law Journal.

Nominated by Clinton. No surprises that she ruled this way. She’s an affirmative action appointee.


4 posted on 08/16/2013 11:40:47 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: grundle

The part of the law that really is stupid is the part prohibiting courts from considering international law. If a foreign company invests in a US plant, what law applies? This is just the kind of well intentioned but poorly thought out idiocy that makes us look stupid. And it would have meant much less investment in Oklahoma.


5 posted on 08/16/2013 11:51:28 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: DesertRhino

Yup....you can see it beforehand . . reverse discrimination picks who have absolutely no business on the bench

Pitiful


6 posted on 08/16/2013 11:51:52 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (LEAVE THE ZIMMERMANS ALONE . . . NOT guilty . . .you LOST Now SHUT UP)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

There’s a job opening for a rodeo clown in Missouri Perhaps this clown judge would be better suited for that position


7 posted on 08/16/2013 11:58:21 PM PDT by stanne
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To: grundle

8 posted on 08/17/2013 12:03:02 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: itsahoot

Ping to self


9 posted on 08/17/2013 12:05:17 AM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: grundle

so individual law trumps society’s law?


10 posted on 08/17/2013 12:06:35 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: grundle

On Thursday the U.S. district judge made the ban permanent when she issued an order forbidding the State Election Board from certifying the election.

The state needs to stand up to this usurpation.


11 posted on 08/17/2013 12:11:29 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: grundle

It is very instructive to track how many god-awful decisions are handed down by female judges.

VERY few women possess the requisite judicial temperament.

Wait, did I type something politically incorrect?


12 posted on 08/17/2013 12:12:14 AM PDT by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: grundle
Well. I'm just shocked!
13 posted on 08/17/2013 12:15:11 AM PDT by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: DesertRhino

Was she a community organizer at some time, by any chance?

Or when the political winds shift, she will stand with ....?


14 posted on 08/17/2013 12:18:07 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: grundle

Take off the robe; put on a burka, “judge”.


15 posted on 08/17/2013 12:23:24 AM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: grundle

Why is she still alive?


16 posted on 08/17/2013 12:25:02 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Alter Kaker

The part of the law that really is stupid is the part prohibiting courts from considering international law. If a foreign company invests in a US plant, what law applies? This is just the kind of well intentioned but poorly thought out idiocy that makes us look stupid. And it would have meant much less investment in Oklahoma.
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Idiocy. When US firms invest in foreign countries, they have to abide by the laws of those countries. Foreign firms investing in the US have to abide by US laws.

And... This judge is an idiot!! I hope the OK AG appeals and ruins her life.


17 posted on 08/17/2013 12:27:17 AM PDT by octex
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To: grundle
The judge says that “upholding an individual’s constitutional rights” is more important than the will of the masses

my constitutional right to free association and religious freedoms doesn't seem to amount to a hill of beans when i'm forced to provide my businesses services to a buinch of sodomites

18 posted on 08/17/2013 12:35:05 AM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: grundle
According to Sharia Law, women are considered subservient, second-class citizens. So how does this moron with a JD reconcile treating a woman in such a way that clearly violates the woman's constitutional right to be equal an citizen?

liberalism is a disease.

19 posted on 08/17/2013 12:35:30 AM PDT by South40
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To: DesertRhino

She had to go all the way to Ghana to find a college that would take her? Wow!

I used to work with a person who had an “engineering” degree from Howard. Dumb as a rock.


20 posted on 08/17/2013 12:49:05 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: grundle

“U.S. District Judge Vickie Miles-Legrange issued a temporary injunction after a Muslim resident sued”

There is now. This is legal precedent that Sharia Law takes priority over American jurisprudence.


21 posted on 08/17/2013 12:54:32 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: pepsionice

“The case will proceed to the Supreme Court, where the four liberal guys will be hard-pressed to agree on this ruling. You can’t make up pieces of the Constitution and insist to the public that you have fake rights.”

You have to remember that this is part of the long term strategy to eradicate English Common Law throughout the world. I stated this long ago - once you pull at one pillar, traditional marriage, other stuff will come along with it too. The void will be filled with something, if not English Common Law, but rather, Sharia.


22 posted on 08/17/2013 12:56:03 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: Alter Kaker

“This is just the kind of well intentioned but poorly thought out idiocy that makes us look stupid. And it would have meant much less investment in Oklahoma.”

That didn’t take long either! Now we have RINOs shilling for Sharia. Dumb just like DOMA was too, eh?


23 posted on 08/17/2013 12:57:13 AM PDT by JCBreckenridge
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To: grundle

*sigh* another hyphenated name..


24 posted on 08/17/2013 1:00:45 AM PDT by cardinal4 (The GOP, the ultimate battered wife? Or willing co-conspirators? You decide..)
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To: Doogle

Go figure.


25 posted on 08/17/2013 1:02:00 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Lazamataz

the story is not the jickeyjack lawyer it is TULSA....red sonsabitches getting into the core of God’s intention

I’m a dislocated Texan and we carry Oklahoma on our backs but we carry Oklahoma on our backs


26 posted on 08/17/2013 1:08:38 AM PDT by advertising guy ( ****************** Congress is Satan's greatest invention ******************)
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To: grundle

Vickie Miles-Deranged should be impeached for incompetance.


27 posted on 08/17/2013 1:31:39 AM PDT by D Rider
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To: Doogle

Photo
____all I need to know . . .


28 posted on 08/17/2013 2:01:03 AM PDT by USARightSide (S U P P O R T I N G OUR T R O O P S)
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To: grundle

Ok, so what would the judge do if Oklahoma would pass a law requiring courts to use Biblical law in deciding cases?


29 posted on 08/17/2013 2:14:08 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: grundle

Is that the same Sharia law that marries children to old men, and mutilates female sex organs? Sounds completely Constitutional to me!

Most dangerous place to be after a terrorist attack is to be between a politician and a mosque.


30 posted on 08/17/2013 2:31:26 AM PDT by Dogbert41 (Thy Kingdom come!)
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To: grundle
The judge says that “upholding an individual’s constitutional rights” is more important than the will of the masses. I would agree if indeed the will of the masses violated the constitutional rights of an individual. However, I’m not sure how it’s an “individual’s constitutional right” to have a US court consider sharia or international law when adjudicating a case.

Exactly. It's not. The only cases that should matter in a U.S. court decision are previous U.S. court decisions, not foreign or sharia. I wonder if her ruling would have been the same if, instead of sharia, it was some court set up by a group of Christians.

31 posted on 08/17/2013 3:09:45 AM PDT by Pinkbell
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To: grundle
STEALTH JIHAD
32 posted on 08/17/2013 3:19:43 AM PDT by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Dogbert41

Woody Harelsons father had the right idea for this one.


33 posted on 08/17/2013 3:24:47 AM PDT by bdfromlv (Leavenworth hard time)
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To: Pinkbell
We should just let every person pick the set of laws they want to be used when in court. No doubt... Levitical law is what we should go by. That gives us the right to "eye for an eye, and tooth for a tooth".

I live in Oklahoma, this judge has always been an idiot.

34 posted on 08/17/2013 3:32:02 AM PDT by kjam22 (my newest music video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7gNI9bWO3s)
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To: grundle

Judges need to be reviewed regularly. This is getting to be an epidemic of stupidity


35 posted on 08/17/2013 3:43:25 AM PDT by ronnie raygun ("LIBERTY AMENDMENTS" spread the word, pass it on)
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To: JCBreckenridge

Do hyphenated names make people stupid?


36 posted on 08/17/2013 4:14:20 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: grundle

Folks these predominantly RAT judges permeate the judicial system and are a cancer to our constitution and culture. We just can’t sit out elections to leave our children and grandchildren to wallow in the throes of a Zimbabwe or South African society.


37 posted on 08/17/2013 4:18:05 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: grundle

I wonder if the same judgment would apply to Christians?


38 posted on 08/17/2013 6:15:19 AM PDT by GTM01
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To: BigCinBigD

Something about that photo just screams “Eat my waffle!”


39 posted on 08/17/2013 6:18:41 AM PDT by HomeAtLast
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To: ilovesarah2012

Do hyphenated names make people stupid?

YES YES........... YES...... they do.
I’m totally convinced.


40 posted on 08/17/2013 6:23:31 AM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Would Winston Churchill stand still for all this nonsense?)
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To: Doogle

Knock me over with a feather.


41 posted on 08/17/2013 7:37:06 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: Doogle

Dressing up stupid.........


42 posted on 08/17/2013 7:40:23 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: octex
Idiocy. When US firms invest in foreign countries, they have to abide by the laws of those countries. Foreign firms investing in the US have to abide by US laws.

It's way, way more complicated than that. When a foreign company does business with a US company there are multiple overlapping jurisdictions and transnational and international law are essential for anybody who handles foreign investment. If you think I'm wrong you obviously haven't worked in foreign trade or direct investment.

43 posted on 08/17/2013 8:21:03 AM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: JCBreckenridge

Nice try jerk. I’m not objecting to Shariah ban, I’m objecting to the ban on courts considering international law which is simply unworkable for business. Unless Oklahoma wants no foreign trade - which, if true, is pretty stupid.


44 posted on 08/17/2013 8:22:47 AM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: grundle

Vicki Miles-LaGrange (born 1953) is the Chief U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was the first African-American woman to be sworn in as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma. She was also the first African-American female elected to the Oklahoma Senate.

A native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Miles-LaGrange, received a certificate from the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana, West Africa in 1973, and graduated cum laude from Vassar College in 1974. She then received her J.D. from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC in 1977. There, she was an editor of The Howard Law Journal.

Miles-LaGrange was nominated by Bill Clinton.

Based on her preliminary ruling in the case, one Oklahoma state legislator has urged Congress to impeach her.


45 posted on 08/17/2013 8:40:56 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Be Brave! Fear is just the opposite of Nar!)
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To: grundle

Someone please explain how the 1st and 10th Amendments permit a Federal judge to intrude on religious matters in a state.


46 posted on 08/17/2013 8:49:05 AM PDT by montag813 (NO AMNESTY * ENFORCE THE LAW * http://StandWithArizona.com)
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To: grundle

Somebody send this idiot a telegram that Sharia is unconstitutional.


47 posted on 08/17/2013 8:59:38 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: grundle

From the Comments;
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Theresaaa

This just makes me sick ... but we need to understand what and who we’re dealing with here ...

http://www.barenakedislam.com/2013/08/16/oklahoma-meet-the-dhimmi-judge-who-submitted-to-muslim-brotherhood-front-group-cairs-demand-for-sharia/

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SheerPolitics

The federal judge was one U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange in Oklahoma City.

Wikipedia shows that she was the first African-American woman to be sworn in as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma and the first African-American female elected to the Oklahoma Senate

Here’s the write-up, including links to her written decision: http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2013/08/16/oklahoma-ban-on-sharia-law-unconstitutional-us-judge-rules/

Here is her information, including phone numbers: http://www.okwd.uscourts.gov/chambers/miles.htm

Oh and guess who was fighting against the constitutional amendment—the ACLU, of course.

“Oklahoma argued that the amendment didn’t infringe upon anyone’s religious practices. ”It neither favors nor discriminates against any religion,” the state claimed.

The American Civil Liberties Union challenged the amendment on behalf of Muneer Awad, executive director of the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations.”

Get ready for OK to become another Michigan.
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AmericanborninCanada moderator

This fool judge can’t see that Sharia is completely antithetical to the Constitution. Sharia is no longer creeping. http://politichicks.tv/column/the-bill-of-rights-and-sharia-law/

http://politichicks.tv/column/the-third-jihad-and-sharia-in-america/

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48 posted on 08/17/2013 11:54:20 AM PDT by B4Ranch (AGENDA: Grinding America Down ----- http://vimeo.com/63749370)
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To: Doogle

Okay. That explains it. Aggrieved Democrat minority.


50 posted on 08/17/2013 5:46:30 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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