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OKG Newsletter


Topic: doma

Wedding bell blues

A Tulsa same-sex couple hopes their fight for marriage equality will make it to the U.S. 10th Circuit.


News

Clifton Adcock
Nearly seven and a half years ago, a Tulsa couple decided to file a lawsuit against the state of Oklahoma after the government decided to prevent them from becoming married.
 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Newspeak


CFN

Gazette staff
One of the legacies left by 1984 author George Orwell is having his name describe how totalitarian governments can use language to distort words, so much so that words or phrases could actually end up describing the exact opposite of what they purport to mean.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Marriage equality is up for grabs


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
“Equal Justice Under Law” is engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. To me, the phrase — when applied to marriage — means “marriage equality,” both same-sex marriage and heterosexual marriage.
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

A giant step toward equality


Commentary

Scott J. Hamilton
Last week, I witnessed something I never expected to see in my lifetime. When I heard the ruling of the Supreme Court declare that the U.S. government can no longer discriminate against me or my friends, I wept. Now, at last, my marriage to my husband will be recognized in our own country.
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

‘It’s a fairness issue’

A 9-year legal struggle involving LGBT rights might finally come to a conclusion


News

Greg Horton
Gay Phillips and Sue Barton have been a couple for 29 years. For the past nine, they’ve been fighting the state of Oklahoma to recognize their marriage. They joined a federal lawsuit filed by Tulsans Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin in 2004 after state voters passed a same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

LETTERS

Gov. Fallin cancels marriage?


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building is the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law.” 
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
 
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