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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Affordable Care Act

Time to inform, not denounce


Commentary

Rev. Jonalu Johnstone
Our Oklahoma officials don’t shy from grandstanding complaints about the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Getting real


CFN

Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, surprised some hard-liners in his party recently when he denounced efforts by Senate Republicans to “gut” the Affordable Care Act — law of the land for, oh, going on four years now — by opposing any legislation that would fund it.
 
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Poor logic on Hobby Lobby decision


Commentary

Marci A. Hamilton
There are times when a court’s reasoning becomes so precious that it has no contact with reality, which is precisely what happened when the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit decided Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius. The most important issue in the case is whether a for-profit company is a religious “person” under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The short answer is “No.”
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Hobby Lobby deserves protection


Commentary

Andrew Spiropoulos
In this time of polarized politics, it is hard to conceive of any significant bill that’s supported by the entire American political spectrum. But in 1993, the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) achieved just that.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

LETTERS

Republicans are angry elitists


Letters to the Editor

Nathaniel Batchelder
Republicans like Jonathan Small (Commentary, “The problem is cost, not coverage,” Oct. 9, Gazette) have shut down the government and threaten default on America’s debts because they could not get their way by legitimate means on three issues.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Welcome home, Mr. Inhofe


CFN

Gazette staff
Welcome back to CFN, Mr. Inhofe. As you know, the Oklahoman and Republican U.S. Senator has been an outspoken critic of the Affordable Care Act (arguably as outspoken as any — he really hates it).
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Stuck in the middle

Women with jobs, education and children find it difficult to afford healthcare for themselves.


News

Angela Chambers
Pursuing higher education while raising children undoubtedly takes dedication and persistence. But not having adequate health care coverage can add an additional burden to young mothers.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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