Human trafficking laws

Legislation approved unanimously by the Oklahoma Senate would expand wiretapping statutes to cover crimes of human trafficking for labor, commercial sex and the prostitution of children.

Marijuana derivative bill advances

A medical pilot program using cannabidiol, a derivative linked to marijuana, is heading to a vote of the full Senate after being unanimously approved in the Senate Health and Human Services committee by a vote of 9-0.

Democrats push homosexual rights

Oklahoma Democrats claim that Republican sponsored legislation to defend religious freedom is an effort to "demonize" homosexuals.

New law helps patient medical care

An advisory panel that helps set state health policies would have more input from experts on the coordinated care of patients with chronic conditions under a measure signed into law.

Sales tax increase is on the way

City and county officials are quietly battling over a tax increase. In 2003, Tulsa city and county elected officials came together to promote Vision 2025 – a county one-cent sales tax increase for mostly municipal projects. With the help of the liberal media (especially the Tulsa World), the tax increase passed. 

Obama is setting prisoners free

During his first five years in office, Barack Hussein Obama has ruined the nation's health care, destroyed America's reputation abroad and lowered America's moral compass dramatically.

Letter: Assault on religious freedoms

Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).  This law was intended to give business owners the right to refuse service . . . only if the performance of that service violated their religious beliefs.  The law was proper in that it protected everyone from being forced to do something against their religious beliefs.

Atheists aim to shut down faith

The atheists at the Freedom From Religion Foundation don't believe that God exists and they don't want to worship Him.

Religious freedom and America's churches are at risk

Periodically I write about RLUIPA (Relgious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act) because it is so important to the preservation and protection of the rights of churches. As such, it is critical to keep reminding churches as well as government why this law exists, and it should come as no surprise that there are lawyers that specialize in defending government entities from churches.

Looking in the Wrong Direction

It is surprising just how out of touch some people really are.  A group that never seems to get their facts right and are continually hoodwinked by their administrators are our public school teachers.

TU spring game Saturday

Tulsa Golden Hurricane football will get their first extended look at Coach Philip Montgomery's team Saturday at 1 p.m. during the Annual Spring Game.

Young stars rising­ on the PGA tour

We very well might have seen the ushering in of a new generation of golf champions last weekend as Jordan Spieth won The Masters Tournament with a dominating score of 18-under par. At 21, he became the second youngest golfer to ever win The Masters.