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  • Suspect shot in home invasion dies; police seeking accomplice

    08/10/2020 5:52:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 7 August, 2020 | Staff
    Officers responded to the home in the 800 block of North New Haven Avenue about 1:40 a.m. Friday and found the homeowner bleeding from the head after being pistol whipped. Another man — believed to be one of two who entered the home while the homeowner, his wife and child were sleeping — was found on the floor in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. The homeowner said his dog’s barking alerted them to the intruders’ presence. Despite being pistol whipped, the homeowner told investigators he managed to take the gun away and shoot both intruders.
  • Mary Hart blasted for allegedly showing white power symbol at Trump event, Angry Internet calls her 'disgusting'.

    07/05/2020 9:13:41 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 70 replies
    MEAWW ^ | July 5, 2020 | Yasmin Tinwala
    Former 'Entertainment Tonight' host Mary Hart is the latest public figure to be canceled by the Internet for her actions. She has been out of the spotlight for many years and reappeared to host President of the United States Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for the POTUS' Fourth of July event in Mount Rushmore. The 69-year-old former Miss South Dakota winner, made an appearance in her home state on Friday, July 3 to host the Mount Rushmore Fireworks Celebration as Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived on Air Force One. Standing on the podium, Hart stretched out...
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court Stops Initiative Designed to Kill Constitutional Carry

    07/03/2020 7:51:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 28 June, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On 23 June, 2020, the Oklahoma Supreme Court dealt another blow to the efforts by  Democrat Jason Lowe and others to kill Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma. Constitutional Carry is the right to carry a loaded handgun in most public spaces, concealed or openly. It is the state of law that existed when the Constitution was written and when the Bill of Rights was ratified.On 27 February, 2019 Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed HB 2597 into law. Oklahoma became the 15th member of the Constitutional Carry club.The bill had become very popular in the legislature. It had passed with veto-proof majorities...
  • Oklahoma voters approve Medicaid expansion at the ballot box

    07/01/2020 10:15:35 AM PDT · by Meatspace · 37 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | 7/1/20 | Carmen Forman
    Oklahoma voters narrowly approved a state question to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income residents. With all precincts reporting Tuesday, State Question 802, which asked voters to expand Medicaid, passed by 6,488 votes. The question will enshrine Medicaid expansion in Oklahoma’s constitution — effectively preventing Oklahoma’s GOP-controlled Legislature and Republican governor from limiting or undoing the expansion.
  • Sergeant Craig Johnson: Tulsa Police Officer Dies After Being Shot in Head

    07/01/2020 6:08:58 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 15 replies ^ | 06-30-2020 | Staff
    Sgt. Craig Johnson, left, and Officer Aurash Zarkeshan, right. ====================================================================== ergeant Craig Johnson, a Tulsa police officer who was shot in the head, has died, police say. Two officers were initially in critical condition today, June 30, after undergoing surgery, according to official police reports. Sergeant Craig Johnson and Officer Aurash Zarkeshan were shot at around 3:30 am on June 29 at a traffic stop at the intersection of East 21st Street and South Memorial Drive in Tulsa, Oklahoma, police reports said. The police released an update on Sergeant Craig Johnson’s condition on June 30 in a statement which...
  • Black gun owners plan pro-Second Amendment walk

    06/20/2020 4:58:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 25 replies
    The Oklahoman ^ | 19 June, 2020 | Adam Kemp
    They will be arriving in peace, and hoping to carry a message. Omar Chatman, 41, is one of the organizers for 1,000 brothers and sisters in arms, a pro-Second Amendment walk planned for Saturday led primarily by Black gun owners in Oklahoma. The demonstration, which will begin at 2 p.m. at Ralph Ellison Memorial Library, is intended to bring attention to the fact that Black Americans’ constitutional rights to carry firearms are not often respected, Chatman said. All are welcome to march in solidarity with the group, which expects between 200 and 300 people to attend in what they are...
  • SDG&E Worker Fired Over Alleged Racist Gesture Says He Was Cracking Knuckles

    06/16/2020 11:16:15 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 56 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 06 15 2020 | Priya Sridhar
    It all started about two weeks ago near a Black Lives Matter rally in Poway when Emmanuel Cafferty, a San Diego Gas and Electric employee, encountered a stranger on the roadway. The stranger followed Cafferty and took a picture of him as his arm hung out the window of his company truck. The picture made the rounds on Twitter accompanied by a claim Cafferty was making a "white power" hand gesture made popular by white supremacists groups. According to the Anti-Defamation League, the gesture -- made by forming a circle with the thumb and index finger, and extending and separating...
  • Oklahoma Legislature Forbids “Red Flag” Laws, or Enforcement of Same

    05/28/2020 6:28:03 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 26 May, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    The Oklahoma legislature passed SB 1081 on 15 May, the last day of the legislative session.  It was one of the last bills passed in 2020 before the legislature adjourned. It appears to be the first anti-red flag law passed by any legislature. The legislature passed the bill, had it signed, enrolled, returned to the House, signed, returned to the Senate, and sent to the Governor, all on the same day.A legislature can act quickly, when there is sufficient will to do so. The anti-red flag bill was introduced in 2019, by Senator Nathan Dahm. Dahm wrote an op-ed, published...
  • Homeowner shoots at would-be burglars

    04/27/2020 6:40:48 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 24 April, 2020 | Keri Thornton
    Two men escaped injury after a homeowner shot at them during a break-in. On April 24, Cherokee County Sheriff's Deputy James Carver and Sheriff Jason Chennault were dispatched to the Pumpkin Hollow area for a burglary in progress. The caller said two men tried entering his home by breaking a window. The man said the intruders broke into the back door of the residence. The homeowner was armed with a shotgun and confronted the suspects. The homeowner fired the gun at the men and they fled. "Upon arrival at the scene, Deputy Carver and Sheriff Chennault located the suspects' vehicle...
  • The left wing media continues to give us good reasons to hate them

    12/21/2019 2:42:00 PM PST · by Starman417 · 27 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 12-21-19 | DrJohn
    You cannot help but wonder when it happened. When did the media completely abandon its principles? You can't go for long without being reminded of the reasons Americans have grown to hate them. An incident at the recent Army Navy football game captured this in microcosm. Cadets and Midshipmen were seen flashing a hand sign during a segment As soon as it was seen by the left wing media they sprang into outrage mode without a single question.: legislators also found the need to participate in the outrage was just one little problem. It wasn't a white power symbol....
  • Oklahoma Judge Denies Desperate Injunction against Constitutional Carry

    11/04/2019 7:21:08 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 2 Novemeber, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Oklahoma Judge Denies Desperate Injunction against Constitutional Carry Arizona -( On Friday, 1 November, 2019, Constitutional Carry is scheduled to be restored in Oklahoma. The latest desperate attempt to stop the restoration was blocked by an Oklahoma District judge. The plaintiffs had asked for a temporary injunction against the law. From Attorney General Mike Hunter today released the following statement after Oklahoma County District Judge Don Andrews’ ruling that denied the plaintiffs request for a preliminary injunction that would have prevented the constitutional carry law from going into effect on Nov. 1.The law will now take effect Friday, despite...
  • Oklahoma Lawsuit Shows Logical Flaws in Gun Control Assumptions

    10/18/2019 6:24:59 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 15 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    We the People have the right to keep and bear arms. It says it right here on this old Constitution. U.S.A. –-( The coming implementation of Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma has served to emphasize the logical flaws in the arguments of those opposed. Constitutional Carry is the removal of restrictions on the carry of handguns in most public places. It restores the state of the law to a close approximation of the law as it existed when the Constitution was signed or the Bill of Rights ratified. At that time, no permits were required to carry handguns either concealed or...
  • Oklahoma Representative Files Lawsuit Against Constitutional Carry

    10/14/2019 5:16:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 27 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 10 October, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Constitutional Carry Coming Soon U.S.A. –-( On 7 October, 2019, Representative Jason Lowe, D-Oklahoma City, filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of Constitutional Carry in Oklahoma. The law is scheduled to go into effect on 1 November, 2019.  He and four other plaintiffs have asked for an injunction to stop the law from going into effect while their case is litigated. From The law will allow most people in Oklahoma 21 and older to carry a gun without a permit.On Monday, state Rep. Jason Lowe filed a lawsuit at the Oklahoma County District Court, asking for a judge...
  • Universal Orlando actor fired after making 'OK' symbol in family's photo

    10/05/2019 12:44:42 PM PDT · by southern rock · 67 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Oct. 2, 2019 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Universal Orlando actor was fired after flashing the “OK” hand sign in a photo taken with a biracial child. Tiffiney Zinger told USA Today that an actor dressed as the movie character Gru from “Despicable Me” posed with her 6-year-old daughter, who is biracial and has autism, at a March character breakfast at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort, a Universal hotel.
  • How the Bowl Cut Became a White Supremacist Symbol

    09/26/2019 6:42:02 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 69 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | September 26, 2019 | EJ DICKSON
    As recently as a few years ago, the bowl cut was primarily known as an unfashionable hairstyle popular among toddlers whose parents cut their hair, and 1990s child stars. Over the past few years, however, the bowl cut has gone from shorthand for male uncoolness to a chilling symbol of racism and extremist violence, according to a recent report from the Anti-Defamation League. On Thursday morning, the ADL released its additions to its hate symbols database, a library of more than 200 symbols used by hate groups. In addition to entries such as the Happy Merchant, a meme of an...
  • ADL declares: 'OK' hand gesture is a white supremacist symbol

    09/26/2019 1:31:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 143 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/9/19 | Marcy Oster
    he OK hand gesture and the bowlcut hairstyle are among 36 new entries to the Anti-Defamation League’s online listing of hate symbols. The new entries include white supremacist symbols adopted in recent years by the alt-right segment of the white supremacist movement. The OK gesture began as a hoax but became a symbol of white supremacy, according to the ADL. It was flashed in court by the man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2019. The bowlcut is associated with Dylann Roof, who was convicted of killing nine African-Americans at a church in...
  • Effort to Stop Constitutional Carry in OK Lacks Signatures; Official Count Pending

    09/13/2019 7:22:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 11 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    Oklahoma passed Constitutional Carry in December of 2018. The law was vetoed by Governor Mary Fallin. The legislature passed the bill again, in 2019. The statute was signed into law on 27 February, 2019, by Governor Kevin Stitt. The law restores the right to carry arms in most public places, openly or concealed, without a government permit. It is essentially what the state of law was in 1789, when the Constitution was ratified, and the modern United States came into existence. The Oklahoma legislature adjourned on 24 May, 2019. According to Ballotpedia, a referendum, called a veto referendum, could...
  • 'I want to break the internet': What Meghan Markle 'told PR firm' [tr]

    09/07/2019 5:04:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 7, 2019 | Terri-Ann Williams
    The Duchess of Sussex is said to have told her new PR company that she wants to 'break the internet'. Meghan Markle reportedly made the statement during a meeting with the company, Sunshine Sachs. This comes amid claims from royal sources that the former actress and mother-of-one is 'more concerned about the U.S media than the British.'
  • No, it's not racism! It's not about color of skin or where they came from. It's their hatred...

    07/21/2019 12:14:36 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 69 replies
    <p>No, it's not racism! It's not about skin color or where they came from. It's their openly displayed hatred for America, hatred for our Constitution, hatred for the rule of law, hatred for law enforcement, hatred for our Judeo-Christian founding, hatred for our Founders, hatred for our God-given rights, hatred for capitalism, hatred for constitutionally limited government, hatred for the basic building block of our society, in fact, the foundation of Western civilization, ie, our pro-life, pro-family, one-man/one-woman Judeo-Christian way of life.</p>
  • Bill to Allow School Districts & Teachers to Protect Children Moves to Senate

    04/21/2019 12:40:05 PM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 April, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    An Oklahoma bill to allow school boards to more easily protect their schools against armed attack is another step closer to passage.  Several schools in Oklahoma already do so. HB 2339 allows school boards more flexibility in their decisions. On 13 March, 2019, HB 2339 passed the Oklahoma House by a nearly three to one margin. There were 72 votes for the bill, 25 against, and 4 excused.Oklahoma Senator David Bullard has been successful in passing Teacher Carry legislation, through the education committee. The bill will now go to the full senate. House Bill 2336, by Sen. David Bullard,...