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Oklahoma’s first new abortion clinic since 1974 opens after state legislature tries to criminalize abortion

Finally, some abortion-related news from this state that isn’t horrible.

Kylie Cheung | September 20, 2016 - 7:07 pm

Here’s What Oklahoma’s Anti-Choice Goals Are Costing The Sooner State

With a $1.3 billion budget deficit, Oklahoma passed a bill to fund anti-choice propaganda in public schools, because who needs education funding when you could further stigmatize abortion?

Kylie Cheung | June 15, 2016 - 3:10 pm

Oklahoma Creates Sex Ed For An “Abortion-Free Society,” As If American Sex Ed Wasn’t Bad Enough Already

They’ll tell teens that life begins at conception, but won’t tell them what fucking actually is. That has to be confusing.

Karen Fratti | June 14, 2016 - 11:30 am

The Jury In The Daniel Holtzclaw Trial Has Been Deliberating For 26 Hours And Counting

Since November 2, former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been on trial in Oklahoma City, OK, facing charges that he sexually assaulted 13 Black women in the community he patrolled. Today, the jury entered their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 9, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Daniel Holtzclaw, Ex-Cop Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 13 Black Women, Will Be Judged By An All-White Jury

On Monday, the trial for Daniel Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting 13 Black women, began, and by the end of the day on Tuesday,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Oklahoma Governor OKs Extreme Anti-Abortion Bill

Oklahoma! Where the wind blows, and also everything else.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 7, 2015 - 6:15 pm

“Fuck Your Breath”: Officer Caught On Tape Mocking Yet Another Black Man Fatally Shot By Police

On Friday, the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Department released video of a reserve deputy “accidentally” shooting unarmed Black man, Eric Harris, when he fled from police following an undercover sting operation…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 12, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Oklahoma Bans Atheist Marriages In Hopes Of Preventing Gay Ones

Well, it’s looks like my dream of a Rodgers and Hammerstein-themed wedding are officially dashed, because even if I am a girl who cain’t say no, I cain’t say “yes” in the…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 19, 2015 - 9:00 am

Fox’s Kennedy Wonders Why We Even Have Public Schools

On today’s episode of Fox’s “Outnumbered,” the hosts tackled Oklahoma’s recent decision to ban AP History classes. While not everyone on the show said insane things (except for one part…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 19, 2015 - 5:50 pm

The Right’s War On AP History Is All About Building Better Soldiers

On Tuesday, the Oklahoma state legislature voted to remove AP History from school curriculums. Their reasoning? The classes taught too much of the “bad” parts of American history, and not…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 18, 2015 - 6:10 pm
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