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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 6, 2017

‘Unchecked demagoguery’ The White House held an event to honor the service of the Navajo code talkers of World War II. Our very own Representative Tom Cole attended. Lost in the noise of Mr. Trump’s antics were some remarks given at the ceremony by Peter MacDonald, president of the Navajo Code Talkers Association: “America, we

Ryan Kiesel, of ACLU of Oklahoma, speaks during a press conference lead by ACLU and allies dounouncing legislative efforts to silence protestors, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Wednesday, March 8, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Anti-protest bills could curb freedom of speech or provide protection in Oklahoma

House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.

Robin Meyers

If only I was a corporation

I should have expected the Hobby Lobby decision, given the record of the Roberts court, but it still made we wonder, yet again, if people are paying attention to what we are becoming — or more accurately, what we have become. Because Oklahoma’s Green family, which owns the company, objects on religious grounds to the

Letters to the Editor: April 15, 2014

The problem is the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. So, if a person condemned to die is kept from knowing the source, consistency and content of the drugs that will kill him or her, how can anyone know if it is cruel or unusual? In January, the final words

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat

As the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) held its annual banquet Saturday, guests celebrated a year of advocacy that was highlighted by the defeat of State Question 755, a amendment to the state constitution approved by voters four years ago. “It was a pure political ploy and it was unsuccessful,” said

LETTERS

Most people in our country believe their religion is the best, better than anyone else’s, because that is why they belong to the religion of their choice. They picked their religion as the best; otherwise, they would [have] joined some other religion until they were satisfied about their spiritual condition. — Del City Oklahoma Gazette

LETTERS

Most people in our country believe their religion is the best, better than anyone else’s, because that is why they belong to the religion of their choice. They picked their religion as the best; otherwise, they would [have] joined some other religion until they were satisfied about their spiritual condition. — Del City Oklahoma Gazette

‘It’s a fairness issue’

Photo courtesy Tulsa World / Michael Wyke / file Wheels in the suit are again grinding as state and federal laws continue to collide. Recently, all four, with their attorney, Don Holladay, filed paperwork with U.S. District Judge Terence Kern requesting he rule in their favor. They also said the Oklahoma law violates their constitutional

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