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OKG Newsletter


Topic: rights

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Thanks for publishing that great commentary (Sept. 11, Gazette) titled “Contraception empowers women” by Ryan Kiesel. Kiesel said that Oklahoma legislators passed an amendment to “limit access to emergency contraception in Oklahoma.” Limiting access to emergency contraception would undoubtedly mean more unintended pregnancies, thus the likelihood of more abortions — abortions which these same legislators fanatically oppose! What a revolting development!
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Groove it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Do you find human rights to be “bitchin’” and the arts “far out”? If so, we recommend Groovefest, the world’s longest running human rights music festival. Artists include Jahruba and The Broke Brothers, Osage, Songbirds and more. The music starts at noon Sunday at Andrews Park, 450 S. Flood Ave. in Norman. Call 514-0781 or visit groovefest.org.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Glorious resurrection

Local attorney restores Calvary Baptist Church and turns it into the home of his business while keeping its civil rights history intact.


News

Tim Farley
But that was more than half a century ago, when the church was a key part of the Oklahoma City black community and the civil rights movement. There, King preached a sermon as an audition to be the church’s full-time pastor. Ironically, church leaders thought King was too young to lead a congregation of that size.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Five-oh

A lot has changed in 50 years, including how longtime attorney and former legislator Jim Howell views the legal system.


CFN

Gazette staff
Born and raised during the Great Depression in a rural setting near Wewoka, Jim Howell knew he had a passion for the law. Fifty years later, he’s as busy as he was in the early 1960s.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

LETTERS

Also: Don’t lock up drug offenders


Letters to the Editor

Christopher Mock
In his Nov. 27 Oklahoma Gazette letter to the editor, Doug Rixmann makes the absurdly broad statement that “socialists are not happy people.” 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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

Oklahoma civil rights leader's recordings now available


News

Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma Historical Society last week released audio files from the Clara Luper Collection, now available on the Oklahoma Historical Society Oral History YouTube Channel.
 
Monday, March 31, 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
 
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