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Chicken-Fried News: Be wary of Rep. Bennett

Chicken-Fried News: Be wary of Rep. Bennett

  In classic Oklahoma Islamophobia fashion, Rep. John Bennett, R-Sallisaw, took to Facebook last week to offer a word of warning to his fellow brothers and sisters in Christ. “The Quran clearly states that non-Muslims should be killed,” Bennett wrote. “Be wary of individuals who claim to be Muslim American, be especially wary if you’re

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

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

Mandating the Pledge of Allegiance

After posting this on my social media, it became painfully apparent that fellow Oklahomans had strong opinions regarding this topic. I realize that the Pledge of Allegiance is a true symbol of patriotism, and for good reason. Have we, however, considered the origins of our pledge and why it was originally introduced into our schooling

Counterterrorism caucus spreads prejudice

Now who could argue with that? Oklahoma experienced one of the worst acts of domestic terrorism on U.S. soil, and as a long-time Oklahoma resident, I want nothing more than to support all efforts to keep our state safe. There exists a major problem, however, that all Oklahomans should be concerned about. The Counterterrorism Caucus

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

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