3 Oklahoma State Questions Face Costly Court Battle

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 10:34 pm
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly approved three controversial state questions. All are headed to court, and that could cost taxpayers.

The state is being sued over making English the official language, requiring voters to show an ID at the polls and banning judges from considering International or Sharia Law when deciding cases.

"We are wasting our state resources that we direly needed or need at this point on frivolous lawsuits," said Mohamed Daadaoui, a Political Science Professor:

But, supporters of those state questions disagree.

A legal analyst says taxpayers will likely only be on the hook for the bill, if a judge rules the state questions un-constitutional.