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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Law

Counterpoint: Paying the price

This issue is more complicated than just changing one law


Commentary

Bill Bishop
As a retail liquor store owner, I am against allowing grocery stores to sell wine and high-point beer for many reasons, including the start-up cost of our business and the reality that this is part of our livelihood. However, this issue is not as easy as it might appear, and there are other factors to consider.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week

More screen time for Oklahoma


CFN

Gazette staff
“Nation, recently Oklahoma passed a ballot initiative forbidding the use of Islamic Shariah law. Thank God. It is the only thing keeping Oklahoma’s huge Muslim population from instituting burqa night at the Tulsa Hooters.”
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Islam within the law


Letters to the Editor

Suzanne Silvester
Regarding State Question 755: Are we reaching a point in which voters no longer need vote, as judges and courts continually negate the wishes of its citizens?
 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Oklahoma under siege


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Henry concluded that “House Bill 2780 represents an unconstitutional attempt by the Oklahoma Legislature to insert government into the private lives and decisions of its citizens. State policymakers should never mandate that a citizen be forced to undergo any medical procedure against his or her will.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

‘Gun-hating zealots’ are perpetuating backward thought


Letters to the Editor

Keith Kelley
Webb claims to leave “any and every establishment when I see a person with a gun who is not wearing a law enforcement uniform.” Since Oklahoma law states your gun must be concealed, how are you seeing all these people with guns? I know of no one advocating everyone and their old maid aunt pack heat, except you.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Mythbuster

What you need to know about auto insurance


Features

Gazette staff
Since state drivers are required by law to have auto insurance, you might as well school yourself in what’s true and what’s not. According to the Insurance Information Institute, these are the eight top myths about the product.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week


CFN

Gazette staff
“We had people in the business community calling and asking us to bring up the international law aspect in press conferences. I think they hoped someone else would stand up because they didn’t want to get muddied.”
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

A rollback to racial integration


Letters to the Editor

Tamya Cox
At the American Civil Liberties Union, we aren’t sure if Sen. Rob Johnson’s attempt to end affirmative action in Oklahoma is a joke, or if he is truly naïve enough to believe that Senate Joint Resolution 15 will end discrimination and increase diversity in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

One love

An OCU law student turned her experience in Ghana into a nonprofit that helps an impoverished village. And that’s just the beginning.


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
Karli McMurray didn’t intend to start a nonprofit when she traveled to Ghana in the summer of 2009.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

‘Singled out’


CFN

Gazette staff
Remember that state question banning Shariah law that Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly passed during the last election? Some called it fear mongering; the measure’s co-sponsor called it a preemptive strike.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
 
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