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OKG Newsletter


Topic: illegal

Landmark decision

An appeal automatically precludes all gay and lesbian marriages in the state until the case is heard by a higher court.


News

Tim Farley
Same-sex couple Sharon Baldwin and Mary Bishop were “elated and over the moon” when a federal judge decided Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriages is unconstitutional.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Marijuana rally scheduled Wednesday


News

Tim Farley
Medical marijuana supporters will rally at the State Capitol 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 as part of a movement to reform the state’s strict pot laws.
 
Monday, February 10, 2014

Prohibition, not pot, is the problem

At least, so say many proponents of legalizing marijuana


News

Tim Farley
Keeping marijuana an illegal substance does nothing more than help drug dealers recruit children into a culture that takes advantage of them and their vulnerability, a former undercover narcotics agent said.
 
Monday, February 10, 2014

To pledge, or not to pledge


CFN

Gazette staff
Remember in school when you would stand up with your classmates and recite the Pledge of Allegiance each morning? And remember how, especially by high school, some who wanted to stay seated and abstain from the pledge didn’t get in trouble?
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Inhofe bashes proposed bill


CFN

Gazette staff
When we think of Oklahoma politicians, we don’t often think of civil servants reaching out a helping hand or offering friendly advice to third-world countries, but that’s exactly what Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Tulsa) has been doing.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Written on the wall(s)


CFN

Gazette staff
In what appears to be a slow news day, or indication that someone needs to look into use of police manpower, three people thus far have been arrested for applying their artistic license a little too liberally on public buildings.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Five things to know about Thursday’s same-sex marriage hearing


News

Ben Felder
A panel of three judges with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will hear arguments Thursday in a case over Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Council nixes backyard chicken ordinance, approves park acquisition


Ben Felder
A few citizens who currently raise backyard chickens in Oklahoma City spoke in favor of a proposed ordinance that would make the practice legal.
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Electoral dysfunction

Laws exist to help regulate the financing of municipal elections, but sources say they’re nearly impossible to enforce.


News

Ben Felder
Editor’s note: Watch for more 2014 election coverage from Oklahoma Gazette in upcoming issues.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Mustang’s Bible-based curriculum hits snag


CFN

Gazette staff
Believers in the Bible, like Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, view it as a book that, when uncovered from the shadows and given full attention, offers truth and guidance that everyone needs to hear.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 
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