ENDING ABORTION

Billed as "The Most Important Debate of the Year," the question of how quickly should abortion be outlawed will be debated here April 25.

Local Islamic threat highlighted

Dr. Mark Christian spoke last week at the Oklahoma State Capitol at a meeting sponsored by state Rep. John Bennett and warned about the Islamic threat against America and Oklahoma.

Fallin signs wiretapping bill

Legislation signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin will expand wiretapping statutes to cover crimes of human trafficking for labor, commercial sex and the prostitution of children.

Bill protects property rights

A measure that would protect the property rights of Oklahomans by restricting how small municipalities annex land cleared the Senate and is now heading to the governor's desk.

Obama promotes homosexuality

President Barack Obama lied about his unbridled support for homosexuality when he ran for office in 2008 and for re-election in 2012.

Letter: Stop the abuse of power

As lovable and cuddly Jeb Bush can appear, he and his family are more of the same. Did anyone one of them decry the in-your-face abuse of power most Republicans allowed Obama to seize?

Where will American churches be permitted to build?

RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, is a federal law that was enacted in 2000 in an effort to protect churches primarily from abuse from local governments that used zoning tactics to prevent them from expansion.

Maybe It's Time to Go?

You might want to obtain the April 6 copy of BusinessWeek to read about how heavy handed political influence is properly applied.  The article in question is Ben Elgin's and Matthew Philip's article entitled, "Oklahoma Shakes:  Big Oil's Link to Big Quakes."

Netanyahu invitation hopefully signals better foreign relationships

There was an interesting "news" story in the February 8 issue of the daily newspaper in Tulsa that immediately caught my eye even though it was relegated back to page 14 of the first section.  The headline read "Democrats angry over Netanyahu's speech" while the sub-headline was "They fear the Israeli PM's visit will aid the GOP."

What will the world be in the future?

I grew up in a world that, devoid of most media outlets, was largely self-contained. TV was in its infancy, and the newspaper was something we took mostly for the local news. International news came from the radio or what was then called then a "newsreel." Shown before a movie began, each newsreel consisted of a short documentary containing recent news and events. 

Atheist group want to get rid of college team chaplains

Alliance Defending Freedom sent letters to six public universities  - including The University of Oklahoma - after they received complaints from Freedom From Religion (atheist) Foundation wrongly stating that having basketball team chaplains is unconstitutional.

Ducks Unlimited Top 100 list

The Top 100 is one of the most highly sought-after titles of recognition Ducks Unlimited offers to its local chapters. Each year, the list is comprised of the top 100 fundraising chapters in the United States that raise up to $100,000 through fundraising activities in their communities.