Lawmakers in several states have followed the Oklahoma’s lead in seeking to ban the enforcement of international law in state and federal courts.
Say what you will about Oklahomans, they certainly know how to pass a ballot initiative. Last Fall, Oklahomans voted to make English the “common and unifying language” of the state, allow individuals to opt-out of the individual healthcare mandate and—not surprisingly—to make it easier for advocates to pass more ballot initiatives in the future. (Election results here). Another Oklahoma proposition, SQ 755, has been gaining some traction among both commentators and legislators in other states.