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— Indivisible Oklahoma (@IndivisibleOK) March 4, 2017
We demand resignation Rep. Our questions.. #johnbennett #resign pic.twitter.com/AJF65m5E02 John Bennett for unconstitutional religious test before meeting w/ Muslims!
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Among other things, the form asked Muslims whether they would denounce terror groups such as Hamas and Hezbollah. It also asked whether they believe former Muslims should be punished for leaving Islam.
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Oklahoma Rep. John Bennett refuses to meet Muslim constituents unless they answer hateful questionnaire https://t.co/7tHmIcLSW2
In this Friday, April 12, 2013 file photo, Oklahoma state Rep. John Bennett, R-Salisaw, speaks during a news conference in Oklahoma City. Bennett, who once likened Islam to a cancer, has handed out a form asking Muslims to answer questions that include, “Do you beat your wife?” (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
— Madiha Waris Qureshi (@MadihaQ) March 4, 2017
John Bennett’s office distributed the questionnaire this past week as the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations organized its annual Muslim Day at the Capitol. Bennett told Muslims who wanted to see him at the Capitol to fill out the form. Republican state Rep.
A local official with the Council on American-Islamic Relations says the form contained “hateful, bigoted questions.”
TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to a cancer has handed out a form asking Muslims to answer questions that include, “Do you beat your wife?”