Originally Published:Monday, May 17th 2010, 11:04 AM
Updated: Monday, May 17th 2010, 2:07 PM
Miss Oklahoma Morgan Elizabeth Woolard finished first runner-up to winner Rima Fakih of Michigan, and conspiracy theorists are grumbling that her support of SB 1070 may have cost her the crown in a repeat of last year's Carrie Prejean controversy.
"I'm a huge believer in states' rights. I think that's what's so wonderful about America," Woolard answered of the law which requires state police to stop and question possible undocumented immigrants. "So I think it's perfectly fine for Arizona to create that law."
Woolard added that she is against racial profiling.
"Looks like the Miss USA pageant didn't want to risk the wrath of the open-borders mob," wrote conservative blogger Michelle Malkin.
Prejudge, last year's Miss California, claimed that answering celebrity judge Perez Hilton's question on gay marriage - the self-proclaimed Christian conservative said she was against it - cost her the 2009 Miss USA title