Tuesday 22 Jul
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OKG Newsletter

Topic: weapons

Bills of goods


Gazette staff
It’s that time of year again, when the mundane clashes with the ridiculous and adults become Very Serious People while wearing proverbial clown shoes.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Cars and guns


Gazette staff
Q: When is a car not a gun?
A: When it’s a car.
Monday, January 28, 2013

The biggest problem with guns

Letters to the Editor

Thomas Baines
I have spent much of the last 75 years in both military and civilian service under arms. I was born and grew up in rural Oklahoma, where I learned that firearms were tools, not toys or status symbols.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Slippery definitions

Letters to the Editor

Megan Hodge
There are problems with any kind of gun control bill:
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Tough mothers

A grassroots advocacy group, Moms Demand Action, pushes for gun-buying restrictions in the Second Amendment bastion of Oklahoma.


Mark Beutler
Oklahoma might seem an unlikely place for a fledgling organization of gun-control advocates, but a grassroots effort under way in the state is calling for stronger gun laws. The local chapter of Moms Demand Action is part of a national group founded in the days after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Battle royale

A turning point in the American Civil War informs a new exhibition with strong ties to Edmond.

Visual Arts

Molly Evans
The Legacy of Gettysburg
through Aug. 10
Edmond Historical Society & Museum
431 S. Boulevard, Edmond
Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Liberal angst

Letters to the Editor

Pete Lepo
Wanda Jo Stapleton’s cri de coeur (Letters, “A broken and for-sale Senate,” May 29, Oklahoma Gazette) about Sens. Tom Coburn and James Inhofe (and 45 others) for voting “no” on expanding the background checks for gun buyers is long on emotion, replete with meaningless statistics and flavored with erroneous polls.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Let’s talk about gun laws


State Rep. Mike Shelton
I grew up in a culture where families come together to discuss the problems and issues heavy on our hearts. We sit down and talk it out. It gets heated sometimes. But in my community, we feel it’s important to have these discussions for the health of our families.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013


Arts funding stimulates economy and growth

Letters to the Editor

Van French
Once again, the question arises of why we should, as a people, spend our government, our so-called public, money supporting the arts.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Getting real about gun danger


Gazette staff
Talk about punishing kids who are just trying to have a little fun.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014