By Ian Millhiser, ThinkProgress
Last week, federal Judge Vicki Miles LaGrange issued a permanent order striking down an anti-Islamic amendment to the Oklahoma constitution. Moreover, this order followed a similar decision by a bipartisan panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit upholding a temporary block on the same amendment.
Nevertheless, the chief architect of this unconstitutional attack on Muslim Americans has his own unique theory for why the African American Judge LaGrange issued her order — she did it to show favoritism to minorities.
Former state Sen. Rex Duncan (R-OK), who pushed the anti-Islamic amendment through the state legislature and who now serves as a district attorney, offered his explanation of LaGrange’s order during an interview with a conservative radio host on Friday: (Read more)