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Topic: ralph shortey

Please don’t eat the babies


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Gazette staff
The upcoming session of the state Legislature will wrestle with budgets, taxes and other important-sounding stuff, but perhaps no bill has fed the imagination as that of a measure aimed at banning the use of aborted fetuses in food.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 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

What is life


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Gazette staff
There’s a symbolic weight in being the first of anything, whether it’s the first man to orbit the Earth (Yuri Gagrin), the first man to walk on the moon (Neil Armstrong) or the first mooning of a man on earth (alas, history dropped the ball on recording that one).
 
Wednesday, February 22, 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

Coming up short


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Gazette staff
You can’t blame a fella for trying. State Insurance Commissioner John Doak recently tried jumping into the national brouhaha over contraception via a resolution at the spring meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Talking turkey


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Gazette staff
After recounting a terrifying story of being attacked by a turkey, Sen. Ralph Shortey has offered up a new way to kill the man-eating beasts.
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Viva la comunidad

Five years after a controversial state law sought to reduce illegal immigration, the impact on OKC’s Latino community appears minimal.


News

Peter Wright
The Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act of 2007, better known as House Bill 1804, was tough for its day. It remains the gravitational center of illegal immigration arguments in Oklahoma, even as it has been dissected by lawsuits, eclipsed by bills in other states and rendered less relevant by an increasingly young and legal Latino community.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Guns, guns, guns!


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Gazette staff
State Rep. Mark McCullough, R-Sapulpa, evidently trying to merge reality with the action movie playing in his head, had a flash of insight on the massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Dog the lobbyist


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Gazette staff
The Oklahoma Legislature has been lobbied by some pretty tough customers over the decades, but perhaps none tougher than Duane Lee Chapman, better known as Dog the Bounty Hunter.
 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
 
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