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Oklahoma Abortion Center Opens and Court Strikes Down Abortion Regulation Law

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

While Oklahoma has earned a reputation as being one of 18 states that is considered hostile to the...Continued Inside...

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Pruitt Backs Civil Asset Forfeiture Limitations

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The only type of asset forfeiture that is legitimate is post-conviction, Oklahoma Attorney General...Continued Inside...

NFIB Scorecard of Legislators is Flawed This Year

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Most years, the legislative scorecard of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is...Continued Inside...

Hillary Clintons Education Plan

Published: Fall 2016 By: Linda Murphy

Hillary Clinton has been endorsed by the National Education Association (NEA), which is the nations...Continued Inside...

Giving Away Absolute Power For One Year

Published: Fall 2016 By: Rep. Jason Murphey

Many taxpayers believe the Legislature operates as described in American Government class. They...Continued Inside...

Open the Governments Closed Doors

Published: Fall 2016 By: John Michener

Our Government has been stolen. You and I do not have representation at the Oklahoma Capitol, only...Continued Inside...

Solving School Funding and Overcrowding Problems

Published: Fall 2016 By: Charlie Meadows

Solving School Funding and Overcrowding ProblemsIt appears legislation during this years session to...Continued Inside...

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New License Plates Create Revenue Windfall

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

On August 22, Gov. Mary Fallin led an interagency coalition in unveiling the design for Oklahomas new state license plate, titled Explore Oklahoma. The new plate depicts Oklahomas state bird, a scissor-tailed flycatcher, soaring over lakes, mountains and...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Denied REAL ID Time Extension

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety (ODPS) announced on October 11 that its request for an extension of time to comply with the federal READ ID Act was denied. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) says that since the state has not become...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Fall 2016 Letters to Editor
Constitution StaffFall 2016

Too Much AnonymousOne of the things that serves to get my goat is the tendency of so many people and companies to make contact under anonymous representations. Numerous calls have come into my telephone caller ID with only anonymous all the way to a...... Continued Inside...

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Fall 2016
Constitution Staff Fall 2016

State Auditor Being EvictedState Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones says his office was informed they will be evicted from their State Capitol office after the next legislative session ends in May. Jones said: Since the Oklahoma State Capitol was built the...... Continued Inside...

Voters to Consider State Questions

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Voters will find seven state questions on the November ballot. Three of the measures SQ 779, 780, and 781 reached the ballot by initiative petition, while SQ 776, 777, 790, and 792 were placed before voters by the Legislature. There are some gaps in the...... Continued Inside...

Statewide Races and Congressional Seats on Ballot

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Oklahoma voters in presidential election years see what is known as the short ballot. In the off year elections, state voters have the long ballot which includes races for governor, lieutenant governor, and a host of secondary offices, in addition to...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Legislative Races

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

A large number of legislators were not able to run for reelection this year due to term-limits. Legislators are limited to a total combined service in the House and/or Senate of 12 years. Voters overwhelmingly adopted a state question in 1990 that placed...... Continued Inside...

Governor Decides Against Special Legislative Session

Published: Fall 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Gov. Mary Fallin announced on September 1that she had decided not to call a special legislative session. Fallin had previously floated the idea to reallocate $140.8 million in funds that were held back from agency budgets, with most of the money going to...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Theodore King

The Federal Page for Fall 2016
Ratings, Ratings, RatingsFreedomWorks is an organization that promotes limited government and rates...

Steve Byas

Repeal of Blaine Amendment is a Band-Aid Approach
Quote: No public money or property shall ever be appropriated, applied, donated, or used, directly...

Brandon Dutcher

Oklahomans (still) Support Parental Choice in Education
An honest reading of the public-opinion survey data over the past couple of years shows that...

Andrew K. Boyle

Reconsidering the Elephants Cage
Its election season, which in this writers experience means the worst of us is front page news. In...

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