Tag Archives: Kevin Stitt

Oklahoma Gov: Red States Would Send Troops To Texas

“We certainly stand with Texas on the right to defend themselves, but Biden’s gonna be in a tough situation, so in other words, he’s going to try to federalize these troops. “In other words, put them on federal orders, and so now their allegiance technically goes to the president of the United States instead of the governor. “And of course …

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Oklahoma Gov Bans Diversity Efforts At Public Colleges

The Guardian reports: On Wednesday Kevin Stitt, Oklahoma’s governor, signed an executive order effectively banning diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs at agencies and public colleges and universities across the state. The order prohibits them from using state funds, property or resources towards DEI initiatives and orders them to dismiss “non-critical personnel”. It is effective immediately, but institutions are expected …

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Christianist OK Gov “Cheers On” Illegal Cockfighting

Tulsa’s NBC affiliate reports: Animal rights activists are demanding an apology after a video of Governor Kevin Stitt shows him clearly supporting illegal cockfighting. A video greeting aired at a November 12 annual meeting for the Oklahoma Gamefowl Commission, a group whose mission is to legalize the inhumane sport. Cockfighting is also known to contribute to other crimes like drugs, …

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Christian Nationalist OK Gov Issues Proclamation To Declare November “Family Month, Ordained By God”

The Christian Post reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has issued a proclamation making November Family Month as part of an effort to recognize “the foundational institution of society, ordained by God.” Stitt held a press conference Tuesday where he signed a proclamation making November Family Month in the state, expressing a desire to make Oklahoma “the most pro-family state in …

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Trump Predictably Lashes Out At GOP Oklahoma Gov

Everybody knew that this was coming: Governor Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma, who I didn’t know very well, called me before his last election to say he was in BIG trouble and very much needed my Endorsement. I LOVE Oklahoma & won 76 out of 76 Districts, something that never happened before. Ronald Reagan was next with 56. Anyway, I gave …

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Oklahoma Governor: Only DeSantis Can Defeat Biden

Florida Politics reports: Oklahoma’s Governor is offering more context for his endorsement in the 2024 presidential race. After backing Ron DeSantis in Tulsa Saturday, Kevin Stitt took his enthusiasm for the Florida Governor to “Fox & Friends” to start off the week, explaining why he thinks the Florida Governor is the “right guy to take the White House back.” “Well, …

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Oklahoma Governor Is First Gov To Endorse DeSantis

CNN reports: Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis earned his first gubernatorial endorsement Saturday from Oklahoma GOP Gov. Kevin Stitt. Ahead of DeSantis’ remarks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Stitt said DeSantis is “the right guy to beat Biden for the next eight years.” Stitt highlighted DeSantis’ handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and argued that his tenure as Florida’s governor …

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OK Approves Nation’s First Religious Charter School

The New York Times reports: The nation’s first religious charter school was approved in Oklahoma on Monday, handing a victory to Christian conservatives, but opening the door to a constitutional battle over whether taxpayer dollars can directly fund religious schools. The online school, St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School, would be run by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma …

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Tosses Abortion Bans

The Tulsa World reports: The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday tossed out two state laws outlawing abortion. The state’s high court found that Senate Bill 1503 and House Bill 4327 were unconstitutional. Both measures were passed and signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt in 2022. Senate Bill 1503 would have banned abortion when a fetal heartbeat was detected, which is usually …

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OK Gov Defends Defunding PBS Over LGBTQ Content

Fox News reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, R., has strong words for critics after he vetoed a bill last week that would have funded operations of the state’s PBS station, Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA), through 2026, accusing the station of indoctrinating young children. Unless the legislature is able to override his veto, the state PBS network will cease operations …

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Oklahoma Gov Signs Anti-Trans Youth Heath Care Bill

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma on Monday became the latest state to ban gender-affirming medical care for minors as Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill that makes it a felony for health care workers to provide children with treatments that can include puberty-blocking drugs and hormones. Oklahoma joins at least 15 other states with laws banning such care, as …

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OK Governor’s Son Found Drunk With “Box Of Guns”

The Oklahoman reports: Following a Halloween incident in Guthrie, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office recommended that a charge be filed against the governor’s son for possessing alcohol as a minor, according to a probable cause affidavit obtained by The Oklahoman. On Monday, District Attorney Laura Thomas confirmed she had received the affidavit but decided to offer Stitt and those with …

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Oklahoma Gov Claims “Every Square Inch” Of The State In Jesus’ Name To “Battle Against Principalities” [Video]

“Father, we just claim Oklahoma for you. Every square inch, we claim it for you in the name of Jesus. Father, we can do nothing apart from you. We don’t battle against flesh and blood but against principalities and darkness. “And father, we just come against that, we just loose your will over our state right now in the name …

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Oklahoma Gov Swats Down Challenger In Polling Fail

ABC News reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) was projected to win his reelection bid against Democrat Joy Hofmeister in a race that polls showed appeared to be much tighter than initially. NBC News and ABC News called the race for Stitt. Hofmeister had closed the gap with Stitt to a few points in many polls, with some showing her …

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OK Legal Weed Ballot Measure Delayed Until March

NBC News reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday set a statewide election for March 7 for voters to decide whether to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, a question Democrats had hoped would be on the November ballot to help energize liberal voters. Oklahomans for Sensible Marijuana Laws gathered enough signatures to qualify the question for a statewide vote …

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POLL: Dem Challenger +7 Over Oklahoma Governor

Oklahoma City’s Fox affiliate reports: Data shows Democrat Joy Hofmeister leading the incumbent Republican Governor, Kevin Stitt. In the survey of 638 likely voters, Hofmeister garnered 49% of responses, with Stitt pulling in 42%. Eight-percent of respondents were undecided. The incumbent governor remains steadily popular with Republicans, pulling 69% of GOPers surveyed for the poll. However, Hofmeister, a former Republican …

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Five OK Tribes Unite To Endorse Dem Gov Nominee

The Frontier reports: Five of Oklahoma’s largest tribes will publicly endorse Democrat Joy Hofmeister for governor at a press conference in Oklahoma City on Tuesday, a source with knowledge of the plans confirmed to The Frontier. The endorsement will mark the first time the state’s five largest tribes have coordinated a collective endorsement of a gubernatorial candidate, Cherokee Nation Principal …

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POLL: Dem Challenger +4 Over Oklahoma GOP Gov

Oklahoma City’s ABC affiliate reports: Gubernatorial challenger State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister holds a slight lead on incumbent Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, according to new polling released Friday. The exclusive News 9 / News On 6 poll, conducted between Oct. 3 and 6, shows Hofmeister with nearly a 4-point lead one month from Election Day. Among those polled, Hofmeister got 46.8 …

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OK Schools Now Requiring “Biological Sex” Affidavits

Changing America reports: Student athletes at Oklahoma public schools are now required to complete “biological sex affidavits” to determine whether they are eligible to participate in athletics as school districts begin enforcing a state law. In March, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed into law the state’s “Save Women’s Sports Act,” which requires sports teams through college to be designated …

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OK Librarians Banned From Offering Abortion Info

The Oklahoman reports: Oklahoma City-area library employees were told Thursday to steer clear of offering any advice about abortion to patrons seeking information about the procedure in the wake of multiple abortion bans in the state. It’s unclear if library employees would face lawsuits under Oklahoma’s House Bill 4327 or Senate Bill 1503, which allow private citizens to bring lawsuits …

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