STATE QUESTION NO. 755, LEGISLATIVE REFERENDUM NO. 355 2229 OF 2229 FOR THE PROPOSAL - YES NOP 695,650 70.08% AGAINST THE PROPOSAL - NO NOP 296,944 29.92%
The proposal is listed here: http://www.ok.gov/elections/documents/sq_gen10.pdf.
STATE QUESTION NO. 755 LEGISLATIVE REFERENDUM NO. 355
This measure amends the State Constitution. It changes a section that deals with the courts of this state. It would amend Article 7, Section 1. It makes courts rely on federal and state law when deciding cases. It forbids courts from considering or using international law. It forbids courts from considering or using Sharia Law. International law is also known as the law of nations. It deals with the conduct of international organizations and independent nations, such as countries, states and tribes. It deals with their relationship with each other. It also deals with some of their relationships with persons. The law of nations is formed by the general assent of civilized nations. Sources of international law also include international agreements, as well as treaties. Sharia Law is Islamic law. It is based on two principal sources, the Koran and the teaching of Mohammed.
SHALL THE PROPOSAL BE APPROVED? FOR THE PROPOSAL — YES AGAINST THE PROPOSAL — NO
Kudos for the 296,944 who voted 'no'!