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OKG Newsletter

Topic: bill

Point: More doctors, less preachers

The scientific community supports evolutionary theory.


Kurt Hochenauer
Some conservatives among the religious right want people to believe there is a scientific controversy over the validity of the theory of evolution, but it’s only a backdoor attempt to bring creationist ideas into Oklahoma science classrooms.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

‘Life’ laws

Gov. Mary Fallin signed two ‘pro-life’ measures, and there may be more to come.


Greg Horton
On April 20, Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law two bills her office referred to as “pro-life.”
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Embarrassing loopholes

Letters to the Editor

Steven Goldman
Insightful legislative reporting by Clifton Adcock (“Triple R,” April 13, Gazette) led to reading Senate Bill 969, which should be titled “Public tax credits for private school grants.”
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Cannabis crackdown

No hashish for you.


Gazette staff
Last month the Oklahoma Senate took the opportunity to commemorate 4/20 by passing — 44-2 — House Bill 1798.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week

Can we get James Harden a sweater?


Gazette staff
South Florida’s Sun-Sentinel: “Have you heard that people — mostly on Twitter — are comparing Oklahoma City Thunder basketball player James Harden’s beard to yours from the movies ‘Uptown Saturday Night’ and ‘Let’s Do It Again’?”
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

‘Dr. no’ strikes again


Gazette staff
What do parks, trails and museums have to do with the Federal Aviation Administration?
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A cut above

Specialty meat purveyors supply selection and service not common at chain supermarkets.

Food and Drink Features

Doug Hill
In supermarkets, where most people shop for groceries, it’s rare to find anything in the meat case but plastic-wrapped parts on foam trays shipped from hundreds of miles away.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011



Gazette staff
Speaking of drugs, it looks like the state Legislature won’t be making your decongestant of choice prescription-only anytime soon. A state House panel last week rejected a measure to require a prescription for pseudoephedrine, despite the law enforcement community rallying in support of the bill.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Protesters vs. ‘Personhood’

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


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