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Letters to the Editor: Jan. 4, 2017

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 4, 2017

Let’s hope that the changes that are forthcoming to the U.S. Supreme Court will include jurists that will follow the letter and spirit of the writers of the First Amendment without inserting creative, erroneous interpretations of what is clear English.

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Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.

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Commentary: It’s about people

The U.S. Supreme Court made headlines over the past few weeks as it rendered decisions on the highly charged issues of healthcare, marriage equality and the death penalty. It also rendered another ruling that generated comparatively fewer headlines but might ultimately have the biggest impact on the landscape of politics for future generations. In the

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Chicken-Fried News: Abortions and t-shirts

The owners of Hobby Lobby have been credited for being pioneers for religious freedom following their successful challenge to the federal government’s requirement to provide contraceptives as part of employer-provided health insurance. Now it appears that even satanists want to follow that example. In a letter posted on its website, the New York-based Satanic Temple

Voters need to know

The Citizens United earthquake caused a tsunami which took three months to hit Oklahoma City. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber and International Association of Fire Fighters Local 157 did everything they could legally do to influence the City Council election. Many shocked and angry voters and politicians bemoaned the court’s decision, holding the U.S. Supreme

Time for full disclosure

Utilizing that decision, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Forward IV program and the Oklahoma City firefighters union each created a string of entities to inundate OKC’s spring 2011 council elections with $631,041 to attack or support council candidates. No campaign reports have been filed identifying the source of this campaign funding, only the name of

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