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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Court

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

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


News

Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
 
Monday, May 5, 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

Sex registry law needs overhaul


Commentary

David Slane
In 2007, the Oklahoma State Legislature approved a new law that required all sex offenders be classified under a three-tier system that placed offenders in a specific category depending on the nature of the sex crime.
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Power in Pride

LGBT community plans for the annual Pride Parade with eyes on a court ruling that could increase the revelry.


News

Ben Felder and Devon Green
With a verdict on Oklahoma’s samesex marriage ban expected any day, the four women at the heart of the case to bring marriage equality to the state will serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma City’s 2014 Pride Parade on Sunday.
 
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

BREAKING: Four things to know about Supreme Court’s ruling on Hobby Lobby case


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby was handed a victory today in its fight with President Barack Obama and his controversial health care law.
 
Monday, June 30, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma case


News

Ben Felder
A district judge’s ruling this year that Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional has been upheld by the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014
 
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