Posts Tagged:culture

Oklahoma divorce rate remains high despite continued decline

Former Gov. Frank Keating will celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary this year. In his mind marriage is and always has been a lifelong commitment. While more than 20,000 marriage licenses are issued in Oklahoma each year, bliss may not be the first word some Oklahomans use to describe wedded life. Oklahoma ranks third in divorce rate…Read More

HHS Secretary: ‘There is no law’ against ‘partial-birth abortion’

The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday would not acknowledge an existing federal ban on “partial-birth abortion.” During a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health, Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.) asked HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra if he agreed that partial-birth abortion is illegal. Becerra answered that “[t]here is no…Read More