Posts tagged "oklahoma"

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

RIP Society: Oklahoma City Police Officer Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 7 Women

To protect and serve, huh? Oklahoma City police arrested fellow cop Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, yesterday for rape and sexual battery against seven Black women.

Oklahoma City Police…

Jessica Wakeman | August 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Tulsa Lady Confronts Man Masturbating In Women’s Bathroom At Walmart

Meet Beth Davis of Tulsa, Oklahoma.  She ran by Walmart to run and errand and stopped first in the women’s restroom.  There should found a man, standing in front of…

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Watch Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert’s Beautiful Acoustic Version Of “Over You,” Dedicated To Oklahoma Tornado Victims

On last night’s episode of “The Voice,” Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton opened the show with a staggeringly beautiful acoustic version of “Over You.” The couple, who live in Oklahoma,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Oklahoma Tornado Survivor Finds Her Dog — Alive! — During News Interview

I didn’t sleep at all last night after reading about and seeing the horrific aftermath of the deadly tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Such gruesome images and unbelievable destruction.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 21, 2013 - 12:20 pm

How You Can Help Oklahoma’s Tornado Victims

Monday afternoon a mile-wide tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, a suburb on the outskirts of Oklahoma City. The tornado’s deadly path tore through a hospital and two schools, and while…

Julie Gerstein | May 21, 2013 - 11:20 am

At Least 10 Dead In Tornado Strike

A two-mile-wide tornado touched down in a suburb of Oklahoma City today, leveling the suburb of Moore and leaving at least 10 dead reports CNN. “It is absolutely devastating, this is…

Newser | May 20, 2013 - 8:30 pm

Worst Mother Of The Week Award Goes To Misty VanHorn Who, Tried To Sell Her Kids For Bail Money

When I was a kid, my mom sometimes threatened to sell me to the gypsies. I didn’t know who or what a gypsy was, but I knew that I didn’t…

Julie Gerstein | March 13, 2013 - 11:20 am

Oklahoma Republican Says Birth Control “Poisons Women’s Bodies” (FYI, It Doesn’t)

Oklahoma State Senate Clark Jolley, a Republican (duh), introduced a bill that would allow an employer to refuse to cover birth control in their health care plans for any…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2013 - 5:40 pm

Oklahoma Supreme Court Rejects Two Anti-Abortion Laws

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled that two anti-abortion laws — one which requires a woman to have an ultrasound and hear a detailed description of the fetus, another…

Jessica Wakeman | December 5, 2012 - 5:20 pm

OK Doctor Refuses To Provide Emergency Contraception To Rape Victim In ER

An Oklahoma doctor working in an emergency room refused to provide emergency contraception to a 24-year-old rape victim because EC is against her personal beliefs. (Yes, the doctor was…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Dude Lawmaker: How Dare Government Try To Control Men’s Bodies!

Nothing is quite so entertaining as people who don’t recognize their own hypocrisy, huh? Recently, our hero, Oklahoma State Sen. Constance Johnson (D), introduced an “Every Sperm Is Sacred” law to try…

Jessica Wakeman | April 12, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern: “Women Don’t Want To Work As Hard As A Man”

“Women usually don’t want to work as hard as a man. Women tend to think a little bit more about their family, wanting to be at home more time, wanting…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2011 - 4:20 pm