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Special Election Fills State Senate Seat

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

A Democrat won the Special General Election on January 12 for the vacant seat in State Senate...Continued Inside...

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Deadline Extended Again for REAL ID

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)announced on January 8th that states which have not...Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Presidential Primary

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Oklahoma’s presidential primary will take place on March 1 and is part of “Super Tuesday”...Continued Inside...

Past Judicial Reform Efforts Have Mostly Failed

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Efforts to enact judicial reform are not new to the Oklahoma Legislature. In fact, a number of...Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Judicial Reform Legislation Proposed

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The next Oklahoma Legislature will consider a number of bills concerning Oklahoma’s judiciary and...Continued Inside...

State High Court Allows Education Initiative to Proceed

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

On January 12, the Oklahoma Supreme Court decided that a initiative petition for a proposed penny...Continued Inside...

What Is a “Natural Born Citizen?

Published: Winter 2016 By: Steve Byas

What Is a “Natural Born Citizen? In addressing this question, I should stress that I believe the...Continued Inside...

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Gross Receipts to the State Treasury Shrink

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

For the first time since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, Gross Receipts to the state Treasury were less than the prior calendar year. That was the report from State Treasurer Ken Miller in January upon releasing the data for 2015. Annual Gross...... Continued Inside...

Federal Government Suspends Asset Forfeiture Program

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

Federal Government Suspends Asset Forfeiture Program The Department of Justice has criticized some of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s spending of those funds. State Senator Kyle Loveless (R-Oklahoma City) who is working to improve Oklahoma’s forfei...... Continued Inside...

In The Mail...
Letters to the Editor for Winter 2016
Constitution StaffWinter 2016

Begin All over While it would really be great to be able to “wipe the slate clean” and begin completely new, we all know there is no such thing in the year to year life in this old World. We have many things hanging over us to be repaired and ...... Continued Inside...

Tidbits...
Tidbits for Winter 2016
Constitution Staff Winter 2016

Oklahoma Voter Registration Statistics Oklahoma’s official voter registration statistics are counted every year on January 15. The most recent count showed 1,978,807 registered voters as of Jan. 15, 2016. Historical trends have continued as the Repu...... Continued Inside...

McLoud Public Schools Keep “Redskins” Nickname

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The school board of McLoud Public Schools – McLoud is located east of Oklahoma City – has voted to keep the “Redskins” nickname, despite the typical complaints from the politically correct crowd that the mascot is a slur on Native Americans. ...... Continued Inside...

What Is a “Natural Born Citizen?

Published: Winter 2016 By: Steve Byas

What Is a “Natural Born Citizen? In addressing this question, I should stress that I believe the Constitution of the United States should be interpreted as the framers of the Constitution intended. ...... Continued Inside...

State High Court Allows Education Initiative to Proceed

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

On January 12, the Oklahoma Supreme Court decided that a initiative petition for a proposed penny sales tax increase could move forward with the collection of signatures. The court voted 4-3, with two justices disqualifying themselves, to reject claims...... Continued Inside...

Oklahoma Judicial Reform Legislation Proposed

Published: Winter 2016 By: Constitution Staff

The next Oklahoma Legislature will consider a number of bills concerning Oklahoma’s judiciary and the courts. It is not certain which measures, if any, will survive the legislative process. But while various judicial reform proposals have been filed in...... Continued Inside...

Constitution Columnists

Dr. James Taylor

It’s Biblical, NOT Political
Should Pastors Be Political? Words I have heard many times. Oddly enough, are; “I don’t think a...

Paul R. Hollrah

The National Popular Vote Fallacy
In 2000, out of a total popular vote of 101,455,900, the Gore-Lieberman ticket won a narrow majority...

Steve Byas

Article V Convention: Gambling With our Constitution
We have heard tragic stories of some poor guy who blows his own brains out, losing a game of ...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

04/24/2016 09:33 AM

online version 1. Program April 27: Candidate Interviews 2. House Shenanigans 3. Senate Steps Up 4. Article V: Dangerous and Misguided 1. Program April 27: Candidate Interviews This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will continue interviewing candidates who have a primary election ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

04/15/2016 06:16 PM

online version 1. Will the House Allow Babies to Die? 2. Program April 20: Candidates for HD 85 3. OCPAC Endorses Amanda Teegarden 4. REAL ID Countermeasure 5. ObamaCare Expanding in OK 1. Will the House Allow Babies to Die? They will if SB 1552 is not enacted. The Speaker of the ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

04/10/2016 10:58 AM

online version 1. Program April 13: Candidates for Senate District 39 2. Big Brother Wants to ID You 3. To Keep and Bear Arms 4. Bureaucrats Protecting Programs 1. Program April 13: SD 39 Candidates This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will have a candidate forum for Senate ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

03/27/2016 12:50 PM

online version 1. Program March 30: A Contested GOP Convention? 2. OCPAC Endorses Jarrin Jackson for Congress 3. OCPAC Endorses Frank Volpe for Congress 4. A Desire Named Streetcar 5. Unreal ID in Committee 6. Disapproving Education Standards 1. Program March 30: A Contested GOP ...Continued Inside...

This Week's Oklahoma Conservative PAC Report

03/20/2016 01:54 PM

online version 1. Program March 23: Second & Fifth District Candidates for Congress 2. Top Priorities After Spring Break 3. Laudable Legislation 1. Program March 23: Second & Fifth District Candidates for Congress This Wednesday at noon at Mama Roja we will interview two candidates. ...Continued Inside...

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