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Oklahoma lawmaker's questions for Muslim students under fire

Posted at 6:14 AM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 10:48:56-05

An Oklahoma state lawmaker is under fire for his questions for Muslim students.

Congressman John Bennett asked students who visited him to answer 17 questions.

The questionnaire included questions like "Do you beat your wife" and "Do you denounce terrorist organizations like Hammas?"

The Council on American-Islamic Relations or "CARE" called the questions "hateful" and "bigoted."

Bennett says the questions are meant to be thought provoking.