My Op-Ed in Support of Iran Negotiations Published by The Oklahoman

The following guest editorial by Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder was published in The Oklahoman on Saturday, April 11. Will Congress support negotiations for peace? BY NATHANIEL BATCHELDER A preliminary agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has built hope that a final agreement can be reached. For everyone praying that global conflicts can be resolved through … Read more…

Oklahoma Needs Medicaid Expansion

Sent the following letter to eight newspapers in Oklahoma. Hope you will call the Governor about this. Oklahoma needs the federally-funded expansion of Medicaid that Governor Mary Fallin is refusing. It would extend Medicaid to some 150,000 Sooners currently not insured. She says Oklahoma cannot afford it, but it is 100% federally funded the first … Read more…

My LTE regarding Troy Davis

In light of the disappointing and disheartening news about Troy Davis, I wrote this letter to the editor of the Augusta (GA) Chronicle: Dear Editor, I am shocked that Georgia’s Pardons and Paroles Board has voted to allow Troy Davis’s execution to proceed when world attention has been called to the doubts about his guilt. … Read more…