Rep. Lankford on “Hardball” with Chris Mathews to talk about abortion

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Rep. James Lankford was a guest on Hardball, Monday, Nov. 26th, defending the Republican Platform plank for a “Human Life Amendment to the Constitution” (extending full human rights to fertilized eggs at conception). Lankford praised this principle as protecting “every human’s life”, and … Read more…

Recommendations on the six state questions (and judges)

This year the ballot will contain six state questions for voters to weigh in on. Consulted groups included the OK Policy Institute, The Oklahoma Observer, State Parties, and individuals. Quick Summary: Vote “Yes” on #762 to remove the Governor from the Pardon & Parole Board process on nonviolent crimes. Vote “No” on the other five … Read more…

Clara Luper dies at 88. Reflections of admirers in peace and justice community

Clara Luper, Oklahoma City’s famed civil rights activist, passed away on Wednesday, June 8. Obituary in the Daily Oklahoman Photo retrospective from the Oklahoman. She was a role model and inspiration for all those who seek justice. Nathaniel Batchelder writes: Beloved Clara Luper stood for universal human and civil rights, no exceptions.  That is her … Read more…

In Response to a Biblical Literalist

Dear Sir: I will give your serious question a serious answer. Sexual orientation – gay or straight – is officially considered a naturally occurring physical phenomenon by The American Medical Association The American Psychiatric Association The American Psychological Association The National Association of Social Workers We who are “straight” did nothing to “decide” we were … Read more…