Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Man Guilty Of Threat To Kidnap GOP Rep And His Wife

Yahoo News reports: An Oklahoma man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to threatening to kidnap and assault Rep. Kevin Hern (R-Okla.) and his wife as well as to charges of cyberstalking. Keith Eisenberger, 39, entered a plea agreement after prosecutors said he called for Hern’s execution, threatened to kidnap him and his wife and angrily yelled at the congressman’s staff over …

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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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Lawyer For Oklahoma AG’s Office Arrested After Wild Multiple Hit-And-Run Crashes Police Chase [VIDEO]

The Tulsa World reports: An assistant solicitor general for the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office was arrested in Broken Arrow on Tuesday after a police pursuit following a hit-and-run collision. Two pedestrians, including a police officer, were hit by her car as she tried to get away, police said. Courtney Rae Jordan, 36, who the Attorney General’s Office confirmed is employed …

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Cultist Rep Makes Runoff For Open OK Senate Seat

Oklahoma City’s ABC News affiliate reports: Rep. Markwayne Mullin and former state Rep. T.W. Shannon are projected to compete in a runoff for an open U.S. Senate seat later this year. Mullin will go head-to-head against Shannon (17.3 percent of the vote), who sits in second place among a pool of 13 candidates, in the runoff. As a state Representative, …

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Lankford In 2010: 13 Year-Olds Can Consent To Sex

The Associated Press reports: Before he became a leading voice for conservative causes on Capitol Hill, U.S. Senator James Lankford spent more than a decade as the director of youth programming at the Falls Creek Baptist Conference Center, a sprawling campground about 80 miles south of Oklahoma City that attracts more than 50,000 campers in grades six through 12 each …

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Oklahoma Movie Theater Posts Sign Claiming It Will “Fast-Forward” Though Gay Kiss In Disney’s “Lightyear”

Variety reports: The 89er Theatre in Kingfisher, Oklahoma has come under fire after posting a warning about a brief gay kiss featured in Pixar’s “Lightyear.” A sign was posted on the window of the theater during the movie’s opening weekend warning moviegoers about the gay kiss and claiming the theater would “do all we can to fast-forward” through the scene. …

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“Pro-Life Spider-Man” Scales 50-Story OK Skyscraper

Oklahoma City’s ABC News affiliate reports: Police took a person into custody after climbing the side of the Devon Tower on Tuesday. The person reached the top of the Devon Tower around 9:40 a.m. and got to a platform on the roof of Oklahoma’s tallest building. Police then took the person into custody. The person who climbed the 50-story tower …

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Tulsa Gunman Targeted Surgeon He Blamed For Pain

The Associated Press reports: A man who blamed his surgeon for ongoing pain after a recent back surgery bought an AR-style rifle hours before opening fire at a Tulsa medical office, killing the surgeon and three other people before fatally shooting himself, police said Thursday. Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin says the gunman had recently undergone back surgery and had …

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CNN: Tulsa Mass Shooter Bought His AR-15 Yesterday

CNN reports: An assault-style weapon found at the scene of Wednesday’s deadly shooting in an Oklahoma medical building had been bought that day, according to three federal sources briefed on the investigation. A gunman — who was later found dead — opened fire on the second floor of a medical building on the campus of Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting In Tulsa, Multiple Fatalities

ABC News reports: Fatalities are reported and multiple people are injured following a shooting at a medical center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Wednesday, according to police. Police received a call of a man walking with a rifle near a medical office. When police responded, they said it turned into an active shooter situation, according to Tulsa Police Captain Richard Meulenberg. …

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Capitol Riot Suspect Turned In By Fraternity Brother

The Oklahoman reports: The eighth Oklahoman charged over the U.S. Capitol attack was turned in by a college fraternity brother who saw his 10 Facebook videos of the riot, the FBI reported. Levi Roy Gable, 36, was arrested Thursday in Tulsa. He is accused in four misdemeanor counts of illegally going inside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, and engaging …

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FBI: Church Official Embezzled $360K From Food Pantry

The Marysville Appeal-Democrat reports: The wife of a former Marysville police chief was arrested in Oklahoma after a federal grand jury indicted her on multiple counts, including fraud. On May 19, a federal grand jury in Sacramento returned an indictment against Chanell Easton, 36, of Oklahoma City with charges that included 22 counts of wire fraud and two counts of …

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Oklahoma Gov Candidate: God Wanted My Mother To Be Raped Because Life Actually Begins Before Conception

Newsweek reports: Mark Sherwood, an alternative medicine practitioner and former police officer, said on Thursday that he hopes to push a total abortion ban through the Oklahoma state legislature if he is elected. Sherwood, who was adopted, told Real America’s Voice host David Brody on a Thursday segment for The Water Cooler that his birth mother had likely been raped …

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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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OK Gov Gets Bill Banning Abortion From Conception

The New York Times reports: The Oklahoma Legislature gave final approval on Thursday to a bill that prohibits nearly all abortions starting at fertilization, which would make it the nation’s strictest abortion law. The bill is modeled on one that took effect in Texas in September, which has relied on civilian instead of criminal enforcement to work around court challenges. …

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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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Oklahoma Governor Gets Bill Banning All Abortions

The Washington Post reports: The Oklahoma Senate on Thursday approved a Republican bill that would outlaw abortion, putting the state on track to be the first in the nation to enact a total abortion ban once the GOP governor signs the measure into law. Coming ahead of a highly anticipated Supreme Court decision on abortion expected this summer, the Oklahoma …

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Cultist Oklahoma GOP Rep Intros “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Oklahoma City’s NBC News affiliate reports: Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, has filed two floor bills to mirror Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law and to prevent minors from receiving gender dysphoria treatment. House Bill 1074 is modeled after Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act, commonly referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” law. The legislation would prohibit educators or other …

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