Tag Archives: Kevin Stitt

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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OK Gov Signs Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion Ban

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s strictest abortion ban, making the state the first in the nation to effectively end availability of the procedure. State lawmakers approved the ban enforced by civil lawsuits rather than criminal prosecution, similar to a Texas law that was passed last year. The law takes effect …

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Oklahoma Gov Worried That “Super Liberal” Native American Tribes Will Evade Anti-Abortion Law [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Sunday acknowledged concerns that his state’s strict new law on abortion could be circumvented on tribal lands within the state. Stitt was discussing that new law in the context of a 2020 Supreme Court ruling, McGirt v. Oklahoma, that held that crimes committed on tribal lands cannot be prosecuted by state or local …

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Oklahoma Gov Signs Texas-Style Abortion Ban Into Law

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma’s Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a Texas-style abortion ban on Tuesday that prohibits abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, part of a nationwide push in GOP-led states hopeful that the conservative U.S. Supreme Court will uphold new restrictions. The bill Stitt signed takes effect immediately with his signature, and the Oklahoma Supreme Court on …

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OK Gov Signs Ban On Nonbinary Birth Certificates

CBS News reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday explicitly prohibiting the use of nonbinary gender markers on state birth certificates, a ban experts say is the first of its kind in the nation. The bill followed a flap last year over the Oklahoma State Department of Health’s agreement in a civil case allowing a nonbinary option. The …

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OK Gov Gets Bill Making Performing Abortion A Felony

Tulsa’s ABC News affiliate reports: The Oklahoma House gave final legislative approval on Tuesday to a bill that would make performing an abortion a felony, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. With little discussion and no debate, the Republican-controlled House voted 70-14 to send the bill to Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, who has previously said he’d sign any …

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Oklahoma Gov Loses Attempt To Block Vax Mandate

The Hill reports: An Oklahoma federal judge on Tuesday denied an attempt from the state to block the Department of Defense’s coronavirus vaccine mandate for National Guard members. In a 29-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot denied a motion from Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) and Attorney General John O’Connor to preliminarily enjoin the mandate, saying the plaintiffs’ claims …

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Oklahoma Gov: I’m Healthy And Don’t Need A Booster

The Oklahoman reports: Despite state health officials recommending all eligible Oklahomans get a COVID-19 booster shot, Gov. Kevin Stitt says he doesn’t plan on getting another inoculation. Stitt said Monday he hasn’t received a booster shot nor does he plan on getting another jab. “I’m perfectly healthy, and my doctor hasn’t told me I need to get it,” said Stitt, …

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OK Education Chief Ditches GOP To Challenge GOP Gov

The Tulsa World reports: State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is running for governor — as a Democrat. The 57-year-old lifelong Republican told the Tulsa World in an exclusive interview that she is changing her party registration on Thursday in order to launch a bid to unseat Republican incumbent Kevin Stitt. “Gov. Stitt is running the state into the ground,” said Hofmeister. …

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Oklahoma Gov Bans State Agencies, Public Schools, And Colleges From Requiring Masks Or COVID Vaccinations

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt issued an executive order Friday banning state agencies from requiring COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of entry to public buildings. The order also said any building that is owned or leased by the state and is open to the public must rescind any existing mask mandates by Tuesday. It doesn’t prevent anyone from wearing …

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Oklahoma Gov Signs Bill That Criminalizes Abortion

The Associated Press reports: Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed three anti-abortion bills into law on Monday, including ones to criminalize the procedure in certain cases and cost providers their medical licenses for performing them. The Republican-controlled Senate passed measures requiring physicians who perform abortions to be certified in obstetrics and gynecology, adding performing an abortion to the list of unprofessional …

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OK Gov Signs Bill Legalizing Running Over Protesters

The Oklahoman reports: Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed a controversial bill that would grant immunity to drivers who unintentionally injure or kill protesters while driving away from a riot. Stitt on Wednesday signed House Bill 1674 from Rep. Kevin West, R-Moore, and Sen. Rob Standridge, R-Norman. Critics of the HB 1674 say the legislature is cracking down on protests following …

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