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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Legal

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

Booze clues

Now that festival season is upon us, follow this simple primer on what’s legal.


News

Angela Chambers
As Oklahoma City welcomes the winter-weary to enjoy outdoor spring festivals, it’s time for a friendly reminder about drinking do’s and don’ts.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

LETTERS

Cruel and unusual?


Letters to the Editor

David Slane
Recently, an Oklahoma County district judge ruled the secrecy element of the state’s lethal injection death penalty process was unconstitutional. According to the law, the exact components of the three-drug cocktail used to execute death row inmates are supposed to be confidential. The secrecy has extended to the drug supplier as well as the name of the executioner.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 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

Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


News

Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Onward Christian soldier

Steve Green, president of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby, pushes for Bible education in public schools. Mustang Public Schools agree.


News

Ben Felder
Steve Green has high aspirations for his new high school Bible curriculum.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 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

Get off my lawn!


CFN

Gazette staff
No. Really. You can’t park there.
 
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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