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Oklahoma House committee OKs bill protecting conversion therapy providers

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Legislation that would protect the practice of therapy that seeks to change people's sexual orientation or gender identity in Oklahoma was approved by a state House committee Tuesday. ...

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Okla. House panel OKs anti‑gay marriage bill that targets court clerks with job loss

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Oklahoma state capitol in Oklahoma City.
Judges or court clerks who issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples would lose their jobs under a bill that has been approved by a House committee. The bill now proceeds to the full House for a vote. ...

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Oklahoma lawmaker withdraws anti-gay ‘license to discriminate’ bill

Friday, January 30, 2015
Sally Kern
An Oklahoma lawmaker who has introduced several anti-gay bills for the upcoming session is withdrawing one measure, widely criticized as a licensing businesses to discriminate against LGBT people. ...

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Okla. career anti-gay lawmaker introduces three bills targeting LGBT community

Saturday, January 24, 2015
Sally Kern
Oklahoma state lawmaker Sally Kern, who once called homosexuality “the biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam,” has introduced three new measures targeting the LGBT community. ...

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Sally Kern’s husband loses runoff election for seat in Okla. state Senate

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Steve Kern
OKLAHOMA CITY -- A pastor whose legislator wife has made incendiary comments about minorities and gays has lost a runoff election for a seat in the Oklahoma state Senate. Anesthesiologist Ervin Yen defeated Steve Kern in a runoff election for ...

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Legislating from the Bible: The red state foundation of government ‘service’

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Sally Kern
The Bible says it. I believe it. That settles it. While that reads like a tired bumper sticker, there are still lawmakers in the United States who use this as the very foundation of their government “service.” One such lawmaker ...

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Okla. Rep. Sally Kern: ‘Homosexuality is not a civil right, it’s a human wrong’

Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Oklahoma lawmaker Sally Kern, who once called homosexuality “the biggest threat our nation has, even more so than terrorism or Islam,” decried a federal judge’s ruling striking down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. ...

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‘Christian’ groups demand Fox News drop ‘homosexual agitator’ Wayne Besen

Friday, August 24, 2012
Wayne Besen
REEDVILLE, Va. -- A number of self-described "Christian, family values" groups banded together Thursday demanding that Fox News discontinue guest appearances by "homosexual agitator" Wayne Besen on the O'Reilly Factor talk show, saying Besen is "demonizing conservative organizations and individuals." ...

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Blogger uncovers ‘secret’ Facebook group aimed at disseminating anti-gay information

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
LGBT activist and blogger Alvin McEwen this week uncovered a "secret" Facebook group -- whose memberships reads like a "who's who" of anti-gay activists -- aimed at promoting and disseminating anti-gay information through websites, including Youtube, Twitter and Facebook. ...

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Oklahoma governor, legislative leaders mum on Sally Kern’s homophobic remarks

Friday, September 16, 2011
Sally Kern
The HRC on Thursday announced that its members and supporters have sent 200,000 emails calling on Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) and the state's legislative leaders to denounce Republican State Rep. Sally Kern’s recent homophobic remarks... ...

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