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‘Snuffing’ out life


Letters to the Editor

Bill Davidson
In response to Wanda Jo Stapleton’s Jan. 18 letter to the editor, “Back to the Dark Ages”: That’s an unfortunate analogy, Wanda Jo. I’m pretty sure there were no easy abortions back in the Dark Ages.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Legislators caved to drug companies


Letters to the Editor

Nancy Roche
Shame on you, Oklahoma legislators, for caving in to the pharmaceutical companies’ lobbying to keep pseudoephedrine over the counter and not make it by prescription only. I wonder how many lunches they bought you and your staff, and how many vacations they promised you and your families?
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Who’s on drugs?


Letters to the Editor

David Orr
The new session is barely underway and our legislators have found time to write all manner of bat@$&* crazy bills about zygotes, stem cell sweeteners and green lighting the teaching of mythology in science class, and now they want to drug test others?
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Wrongheaded war on drugs


Letters to the Editor

Clinton Wiles
Once again our Legislature and other public officials stand ready to protect us with laws to drastically reduce the amount of meth use in the state.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Child abuse not funny


Letters to the Editor

Reece Kepler
As a conservative reader of the Gazette, I come expecting to be disagreeable to, frustrated with, and even angered by the majority of its contents. I continue to read out of amusement and because the
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Oklahoma is not OK


Letters to the Editor

D.W. Tiffee
In support of Republican plans to eliminate the state income tax, the deranged Oklahoma Council on Public Affairs claims that “states with no income tax and with the lowest overall tax burdens consistently outperform the high-tax states, the national average and Oklahoma.” (Commentary, “Point: Phase out state personal income tax,” Feb. 1, Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Limit mercury


Letters to the Editor

Susan Schmidt
A 7-month-old relative has a mass in her brain located where doctors could only cut out 10 percent or cause blindness. She will soon start chemotherapy.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Workplace dangers prevalent


Letters to the Editor

Niki Bauer
In March 2011, my 21-year-old daughter, Cheryl Marie Bauer, was involved in a workplace accident that claimed her life. She was a great kid — a hardworking honors student who was generous to a fault.
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Love, Oklahoma Gazette style


Letters to the Editor

Sheila Crow
In November 1994 I resolved to start dating again, to perhaps even meet a man suitable for marriage … again. Every week I perused Oklahoma Gazette’s personal ads with curiosity. So on the Sunday after Thanksgiving, I sat down to craft my own ad.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Move school board elections


Letters to the Editor

Jay Means
The need to move local school board and city council elections to November is never more apparent than now.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Meth is not mirth


Letters to the Editor

Andy Behrens
I must say a few words about your choice of cover for the Jan. 25 issue (News, “I want a new drug”), because I don't think I've ever seen a major publication in our city or state run something so exploitative and repulsive.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Fetal food


Letters to the Editor

Jamie Levescy
New legislation for consideration by the Oklahoma legislative body includes a bill by Sen. Ralph Shortey stating roughly that no person or entity shall sell food containing aborted fetuses as an ingredient.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Voters need to know


Letters to the Editor

Jim Henry
Like Bill Bleakley (Commentary, “Time for full disclosure,” Jan. 25, Oklahoma Gazette), I knew what was coming when the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the Citizens United ruling.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Setting the record straight


Letters to the Editor

Jim Gipson
The Oklahoma Gazette’s Jan. 12 “Chicken-Fried News” column, “The ol’ shell game?” — based on a Reuters story — needs the benefit of a few key facts.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

‘A true statesman’


Letters to the Editor

Robyn Lemon Sellers
What a gift Gazette readers received with Andrew Rice’s “A senator’s parting thoughts” (Commentary, Jan. 11).
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
 
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