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OKG Newsletter


Topic: personhood

Perils of ‘Personhood’


Commentary

Dr. Dana Stone

Raise your hand if you want state government to decide what birth control method you can use, what type of fertility treatments are available to you, or how to make medical decisions involving a life-threatening pregnancy complication.

 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Deposit insurance


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Gazette staff
As “Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life” informed us, “Every sperm is sacred; every sperm is great. If a sperm is wasted, God gets quite irate.”
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

What is life


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Gazette staff
There’s a symbolic weight in being the first of anything, whether it’s the first man to orbit the Earth (Yuri Gagrin), the first man to walk on the moon (Neil Armstrong) or the first mooning of a man on earth (alas, history dropped the ball on recording that one).
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Protesters vs. ‘Personhood’

Opponents gather at the Capitol to voice concerns about SB 1433.


News

Phil Bacharach
More than 500 protesters gathered at the Oklahoma state Capitol today in protest of the “Personhood” bill, an anti-abortion measure proclaiming that life begins at conception, and guaranteeing full rights and privileges to fertilized human eggs.
 
Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Showing women ‘who’s boss’


Letters to the Editor


The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (men!) and Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich (more men!) strongly oppose President Obama’s requirement that women have free health insurance coverage for contraceptives.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Fetuses, then and now


CFN

Gazette staff
While dustups at the state Capitol over the so-called Personhood bill have been grabbing headlines as of late, another pro-life measure passed in recent years is heading to a date in court.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

War of the womb

A legal tug-of-war proceeds as the legislative and judicial branches consider abortion rights.


News

Clifton Adcock
The battle over abortion rights has hit a fever pitch in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Ill-conceived


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Gazette staff
Not wanting to come away with fertilized egg on its face, the state House of Representatives will not be hearing the so-called personhood bill.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Politics of satire


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Although they’ve been maligned by at least one corporate media outlet for doing so, three state lawmakers are standing up for Oklahoma women’s rights by fighting absurdity with absurdity.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
 
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