2018 Oklahoma State Questions at a Glance

2018 Oklahoma State Questions at a Glance

2018 Oklahoma State Questions at a Glance State Questions are proposals to change Oklahoma law or the Oklahoma State Constitution that will appear on the ballot in the general election. Voters will choose ‘yes’ or ‘no’ depending on whether they support the change or...
The Importance of Forming Relationships with Public Officials

The Importance of Forming Relationships with Public Officials

Franklin D. Roosevelt once famously said, “Let us not forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressman and government officials, but the voters of this country.”...
The Supreme Court and You: Kavanaugh Nomination

The Supreme Court and You: Kavanaugh Nomination

On July 9th, 2018 Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court following Justice Kennedy’s announcement that he will retire at the end of July. Given the Mueller investigation and President Trump’s espoused views on issues from immigration to...
Remembering Rep. Claudia Griffith: A Profound Loss for Our State

Remembering Rep. Claudia Griffith: A Profound Loss for Our State

On the evening of Saturday, July 14, I received devastating news. Representative Claudia Griffith, who served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives for House District 45, passed away that afternoon of an apparent heart attack. Since being elected on Nov. 4, 2014...
The Rise of Hate

The Rise of Hate

In 1942, two months after Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt Executive Order 9066, directing the military to relocate people that were considered a national threat. This executive order led to the relocation and incarceration of over 120,000 Japanese...
Keeping Families Together: Putting Trump’s Muslim Ban in Perspective

Keeping Families Together: Putting Trump’s Muslim Ban in Perspective

America has always aspired to be a land of freedom, justice, and equality for all. The Statue of Liberty calls out to the world asking for the world to send its tired, sick, and downtrodden yearning to breathe free. However, it has never lived up to those aspirations,...
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