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Letters to the Editor: April 6, 2016

Letters to the Editor: April 6, 2016

The next day, I was still fuming over the incident and decided that if people that ignorant can go around changing weak minds, then I need a dog in this fight, so I donated $10 to Planned Parenthood for every minute of my time he wasted.

Letters to the Editor: September 9, 2015

Prenatal perplexity I read your Aug. 26 commentary piece on Planned Parenthood. I feel like everyone is missing a crucial portion of the work this organization does. The same low-income patients seen for these other issues go back to Planned Parenthood when they are pregnant for prenatal care in far greater numbers than those who


Commentary: The truth about Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest provider of sex education and women’s health care. It helps an estimated 10 million women across the globe each year. In 2011, 97 percent of its worldwide services involved things like Pap smears, education, pregnancy tests, STI and STD testing (including HIV and AIDS). Thirty-five percent of its services are contraceptive in nature

Julia Kirt and Jonathan Fowler speak during Oklahoma Arts Day 2015 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. (Garett Fisbeck)

News briefs: Givitt, Mayor’s Development Roundtable and more

Charity shopping Supporting local makers of handcrafted products while also assisting area-based charities is the mission of Givitt, an online store. “We started by putting together a network of local artists, makers and brands and putting their products on our site,” said Tristan Torres, a co-founder of Givitt, which launched last November. “We then give

Rumor has it

The rumors started after the company released a statement about its lawsuit about the parts of the Affordable Care Act that it doesn’t like, namely the parts having to do with contraception (you know, the part Hobby Lobby’s owners, the Green family, maybe, possibly don’t understand). Hobby Lobby Inc. claims the healthcare mandate goes against

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