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Monday’s “Hit the Ground” rally (Feb. 17) will support passage of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women/Persons legislation

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, February 17, the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) – Indian Capital, Woman Warrior Society, Matriarch, S.P.I.R.I.T., MMIW – Chickasaw Chapter, and American Indian Movement (AIM) Indian Territory, among other groups, will gather in unity for the “Hit […]

Coalition and Supporters to Hold “Free Julius Jones” Rally at State Capital

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Update July 27, 2018:  More Free Julius Jones Rally Speakers Announced OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty and supporters of Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Darius Jones will hold a peaceful and non-violent “Free Julius Jones” rally at 6:30 p.m. on the South […]

Women’s March on Oklahoma draws thousands of supporters demanding to be heard

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The day after the Presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of women and supporters from around the world gathered for the “Women’s March” to peacefully proclaim that “women’s rights are human rights” and to unify and empower everyone who stands for civil liberties, and social justice for all. The […]

Capitol Days: A Tree lighting, and farewells to Larry Derryberry

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – At the Capitol this past week, a tree lighting, and memories of a public servant. Governor Mary Fallin and Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister led schoolchildren from across the state at the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting, held Tuesday (November 29). The chief executive spoke briefly before […]

Rep. Donnie Condit to serve on state Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight Committee

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – A Pittsburg County legislator was appointed recently to a panel that will monitor expenditures incurred during the multi-year restoration of the State Capitol in Oklahoma City. Rep. Donnie Condit, D-McAlester, was appointed by House Speaker Jeff Hickman, R-Fairview, to the State Capitol Repair Expenditure Oversight Committee. The Legislature has authorized […]

Gov. Fallin, Superintendent Hofmeister will host students, Foster Children for Oklahoma Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Mary Fallin and Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister will be joined by schoolchildren from across the state for the lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree. The lighting ceremony is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Nov. 30 on the south steps of the Capitol. The governor will give brief remarks […]

Legislators dismayed at Oklahoma State Supreme Court decision on Ten Commandments monument

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Oklahoma state Legislature are dismayed – and some are furious – over the Oklahoma State Supreme Court’s decision demanding removal of a Ten Commandments monument. In a 7-2 decision issued June 30, the justices agreed with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU, Oklahoma) that […]

First Oklahoma Capitol Muslim day draws big crowd, and some protests

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – What was billed as the “first annual Muslim Day at the Capitol” has come and gone at the seat of state government. The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) organized the day. The program was held last Friday (February 27), a day the state […]

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