In yet another indication of the increasing alienation of the political elites from the popular will, U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange on Monday granted a temporary restraining order blocking Oklahoma’s brand-new anti-Sharia law. Seventy percent of Oklahomans voted for the measure, but who cares? The Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) argued that the measure was “anti-Islam,” and that was enough to prevail in today’s multiculturalist environment. As Abraham Lincoln put it long ago, “The people…have ceased to be their own rulers.”Apparently, they are now ruled by Muslim lobby groups who think sharia is aces.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Oh, Sharia and the Okies Should be Friends
That's the ruling of a judge who, ignorning the will of the people, sided with CAIR and overturned a ban on Islamic law in the "musical" state. Robert Spencer writes: