Archive for: September, 2022

‘Unconscionable’: California Gov. Newsom cites Jesus on billboards promoting abortion

When Gov. Gavin Newsom of California unveiled his plan for a billboard advertising campaign inviting women to travel to his state to have abortions, he was swiftly condemned by Catholics, who called the ads “unconscionable” and “blasphemy.” Why the strong reaction? The abortion-selling ads include a passage from Scripture: “Need an abortion? California is ready…Read More

‘Shocked, sad, angry’; Law firm releases more new evidence in Glossip case

This week, a law firm released more new evidence that they say brings into question the guilt of Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip. “Shocked, sad, angry,” said Don Knight, Glossip’s attorney, when describing his feelings about the new findings. “Richard spent 25 years on death row now for a crime he didn’t commit and…Read More

Lawyers for Oklahoma death row inmate Benjamin Cole file petition for clemency

The petition asks the Pardon and Parole Board and Gov. Kevin Stitt to grant Cole clemency and commute his sentence to life without the possibility of parole. The clemency petition describes Cole as “a frail, 57-year-old man with a damaged and deteriorating brain, suffering from progressive and severe mental illness who poses no threat to…Read More

Gov. Stitt’s H.E.L.P. Task Force issues first recommendations for struggling families

Governor Kevin Stitt’s newly created H.E.L.P. Task Force has issued its first recommendations for struggling families and expectant mothers. Oklahoma’s income threshold for Medicare pregnancy coverage is one of the lowest in the United States. Currently, SoonerCare provides full benefits and 60 days of postpartum coverage to those who fall under the federal poverty level,…Read More