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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Law

Forced out

A local ministry for sex offenders feels it’s being forced out of business due to constrictive laws, and its president has sued the city.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City police and state lawmakers have conspired to shut down a nonprofit sex offender program that provides housing and treatment for ex-convicts, claims Hand Up Ministry President David Nichols.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

DUI offenders keep licenses


CFN

Gazette staff
Even the fuzz doesn’t always obey the law. As a result, at least six confirmed Oklahoma DUI offenders have been allowed to keep their licenses, per rulings of the Court of Civil Appeals.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Budding prospects

Oklahoma residents — and many law enforcement officials and other experts — increasingly support medical marijuana use and decriminalization of the drug.


News

Tim Farley
Faced with some of the harshest marijuana laws in the nation, Oklahoma residents overwhelmingly favor its use for medical purposes while also endorsing decriminalization.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Most Fabulous Protest

“Lighthearted farce” turns into a public land mine — and the arts community now plans a peaceful protest to counteract political backlash.


Features

Mark Beutler
What started out to be a small, largely unnoticed production by OKC Theater Company has turned into a First Amendment fight, as well as a battle against Oklahoma City’s gay and lesbian community, claim supporters of the production of The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

LETTERS

Gov. Fallin cancels marriage?


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building is the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law.”
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

LETTERS

Gov. Fallin cancels marriage?


Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
Engraved on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building is the phrase “Equal Justice Under Law.” 
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Most Fabulous donation

One believer donated $100 for each religious leader who signed the petition against the show, organizers said. That’s $7,400.


Features

Mark Beutler
Making headlines the past couple of weeks has been a small play by OKC Theatre Company and a letter from a group of pastors demanding the play be closed. The ruckus over The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told has actually resulted in the theater company receiving several large donations. Artistic Director Rachel Irick said an anonymous donor contributed $7,400. That’s $100 for every pastor’s name on the letter.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

That’s a lot of money


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s Ethics Commission didn’t do itself or the public any good when it gave lobbyists more influence over state lawmakers and their votes.
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013

He’s baaaaaaack — in jail


CFN

Gazette staff
Remember that guy whose unarmed friend, Antwun Parker, was fatally shot during a 2009 robbery at Reliable Discount Pharmacy on the south side? You know, the pharmacist who shot him was charged with murder and the story was all over the news nationwide? Well, he’s back in jail.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
 
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