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OKG Newsletter


Topic: religion

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

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

Oklahoma’s mean Jesus


Commentary

Robin Meyers
After three decades of ministry in Oklahoma City, the land of my birth and the home of so many resilient, creative and wonderful people, I have come to the conclusion that despite all our loving up on Jesus, we are not very religious.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Hold elected officials accountable


Commentary

Adam Soltani
According to the website for the United States Senate, “Upon taking office, senators-elect must swear or affirm that they will ‘support and defend the Constitution.’” Our elected officials are not only voted upon by people within our state to represent Oklahoma but are also expected to protect and defend rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Mustang’s Bible-based curriculum hits snag


CFN

Gazette staff
Believers in the Bible, like Hobby Lobby president Steve Green, view it as a book that, when uncovered from the shadows and given full attention, offers truth and guidance that everyone needs to hear.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Taking the plunge


CFN

Gazette staff
It turns out not everyone is interested in being saved by the baby Jesus before the world explodes and is overtaken by the evils of Lucifer. You’re surprised, aren’t you? No? Well, you could at least act surprised, you know.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

LETTERS

Online shops need to collect taxes


Letters to the Editor

Steve Schlegel
While I understand that things move slowly in Washington, D.C., I simply don’t understand why it has taken more than 20 years for Congress to take action to help America’s local businesses. 
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Civic Center events continue to spark free speech debate


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Civic Center has recently become the site for culture wars over free speech, religious freedom and the role of government institutions as event managers.
 
Thursday, July 3, 2014
 
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