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Oklahoma Legislature

Before Meeting With Muslim Constituents, Lawmaker Asks If They Beat Their Wives

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Muslim high school students requesting to meet with a Republican Oklahoma lawmaker were presented with a lengthy and hate-filled questi...

This State Passed A Bill Making It A Felony To Perform An Abortion

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics

Oklahoma’s legislature passed a first-in-the-nation law Thursday that would make it a felony for abortion providers to perform or induce the procedu...

Oklahoma's Proposed Medicaid Cut Won't Pass Federal Muster

Jesse Cross-Call | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics
Jesse Cross-Call

Oklahoma's Senate is considering legislation, which its House passed last week, to end Medicaid coverage for 110,000 very low-income parents. But eve...

Marina Fang

Defiant Oklahoma Governor Says Ten Commandments Monument Will Stay On State Capitol Grounds | Marina Fang | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R), apparently defying a state Supreme Court ruling, has ordered that a monument to the Ten Commandments rema...

John Celock

GOP Gov Waits To Take Stand On 'Fascist' Idea | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) is not taking a position yet on legislation introduced in her state to cross-train teachers as police offi...

John Celock

State Courts Group Lays Blame on Tea Party | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The rise in Tea Party-backed state legislators led in 2011 to the largest number of attempts to impeach state judges in recent history, ...

Oklahoma Legislature Investigates Richard Dawkins' Free Speech

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Lukianoff

Well, it's official: Oklahoma's state legislature is investigating the University of Oklahoma for hosting a speech by evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins.