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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Laws

To protect

One woman’s fight for survival has changed Oklahoma law — twice.


News

Kevan Goff-Parker
Lynne Mullins said she made a “bad mistake” when she got married. Her husband abused her and she soon feared for her own and her children’s lives.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

H.P. Lovecraft’s Cool Air

Ice it.


Horror

Rod Lott
H.P. Lovecraft’s Cool Air is really Albert Pyun’s Cool Air. The notorious director of the aborted Captain America and the should’ve-been-aborted Kathy Ireland vehicle known as Alien from L.A. is up to his usual inert tricks. It shows from the start, which forces viewers to read six title cards in two long minutes.
 
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Allergy sufferers give thanks


Letters to the Editor

Carmen Johnson
I applaud our state representatives for rejecting legislation that would have blocked everyday, law-abiding citizens’ affordable access to cold and allergy medicines containing pseudoephedrine. Not long ago, state legislators were considering implementing burdensome legislation to require a doctor’s prescription for over-the-counter cold and allergy medicines that many Oklahomans, myself included, depend on.
 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Contraception empowers women


Commentary

Ryan Kiesel
Almost a century has passed since Margaret Sanger was arrested in Brooklyn. Her crime? Establishing a clinic dedicated to offering free contraceptives to women.
 
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Heeeere’s Johnnie’s corpses


CFN

Gazette staff
Mustang residents are nauseated over a Halloween display by Johnnie Mullins that includes, you know, gravestones, ghosts dangling from tree branches and ... a faux, bloody, headless corpse in his driveway — with handprints around it, as the poor soul was fighting for his life when a garage door closed on him.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fabric of society

Founded in OKC, the new website Woven allows gay and transgender communities access to legal and financial information.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez
Woven is a start-up company that aims to fulfill a unique function in our democracy.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Michael Jason Allred
So, Sen. James Inhofe sent me an e-mail today asking me to share my tale of woe and misery due to Obamacare. This was my reply, although I doubt it was what they were wanting.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Don't fornicate, gossip or wrestle a bear. Ever

Often obscure, most of these laws are still on the books, but whether or not they’re actually enforceable is another matter.


News

Tim Farley
Swearing, blasphemy or having sex with the neighbor’s wife can be debated on moral grounds, but there’s no doubt all three are illegal in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Playing chicken

The city council looks for a compromise with urban agriculture and the desire for city residents to own and raise chickens.


News

Tim Farley

Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer is trying to please chicken-lovers and everyone else.

 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sarge in charge

Quirky under-the-radar political candidate Joe “Sarge” Nelson makes his fourth mayoral run.


News

Tim Farley
Joe “Sarge” Nelson intends to seek the Oklahoma City mayor’s job for the fourth time, but he readily admits victory is farfetched.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
 
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