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OKG Newsletter


Topic: equality

LETTERS

Equality for all


Letters to the Editor

Jason Weger
After a federal judge ruled that Oklahoma’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin and Representative James Lankford quickly came out against the ruling.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Mandating the Pledge of Allegiance


Commentary

Adam Soltani
On Feb. 17, two bills that would require the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools in our state cleared the Oklahoma Senate Education Committee. Senate Bills 1143 and 1500 change this from a provision of authorization to one of requirement; however, students may refrain if they desire.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

David Grow
The deceptively titled Scientific Education and Academic Freedom Act, House Bill 1674, by Rep. Gus Blackwell is again being considered this year in the Legislature.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat


News

Ben Felder
Defeating an anti Sharia law amendment was the highlight of the past year for an Islamic advocacy group in Oklahoma.
 
Monday, April 7, 2014

Closer, but not equal

A marriage equality ruling might not solve all of the problems facing our community.


News

Ben Felder
As the national mood surrounding same-sex marriage continues to shift toward acceptance, judges across the country — including in Oklahoma — have ruled that couples of the same gender have the right to marry.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

National spotlight

Two Tulsa women have become national icons for equality as they fight Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage.


News

Angela Chambers
Oklahoma couple Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin experienced a strange, dreamlike moment when they heard the words “Bishop v. the United States of America” in a courtroom.
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Circuit Court hears case for Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban


News

Ben Felder
Following Thursday’s 40-minute hearing in front of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Oklahoma will now wait for a ruling on whether its ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Same-sex showdown

The 10th Circuit Court hears arguments for and against gay marriage rights in Oklahoma.


News

Ben Felder
Following last week’s 40-minute hearing in front of the United States 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Oklahoma will now wait for a ruling on whether its ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

United

Hate groups threaten to splinter metro communities, but other groups pull together to fight bigotry and discrimination.


News

Ben Felder
Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) locates hate groups on a nationwide map, pinpointing organizations dedicated to exploiting bigotry, racism and discrimination.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

What does Utah same-sex marriage ruling mean for Oklahoma?


News

Ben Felder
Recognition of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma, along with a showdown on the matter at the Supreme Court, drew closer following a federal appeal court’s ruling on Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
 
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