Posts Tagged:Families

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

House passes bill increasing security for Supreme Court justices’ families

According to Fox News, the bill will provide 24-hour protection for the families of Supreme Court justices, in a similar manner to some members of the executive and legislative branches. The vote received 27 nays, which were all Democrat representatives. The Senate version of the bill, which passed unanimously, was introduced just three days after…Read More

Bill supporting private-school, homeschool costs clears committee, advances in Senate

One of the Oklahoma Legislature’s most polarizing education bills narrowly passed committee on Tuesday. The Senate Education Committee advanced Senate Bill 1647, called the Oklahoma Empowerment Act, with an 8-7 vote. The legislation, which drew a large crowd to the meeting room, would set aside state education funds in accounts for families who wish to apply the money to private-school…Read More

Oklahoma’s booming medicinal marijuana business has been accompanied by issues during rapid growth according to State Bureau of Narcotics

Marijuana is Oklahoma’s ballooning cash crop, and its industry’s growth in the state may surprise you. Over the last year up until the end of November, medical marijuana brought in around $138 million in revenue. Another thing is it’s easy for people to start grows and businesses in the industry compared to other states. There…Read More

Planned Parenthood’s Deception: Former Abortion Workers Share Ex-Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen’s Disillusionment

In her recent book, former Planned Parenthood president Leana Wen outlined how her vision of expanding mainstream health-care options at the nation’s largest abortion provider led the group to part ways with her in favor of a continued focus on abortion advocacy. Several former Planned Parenthood workers who have since become pro-life told the Register…Read More

‘Demographic earthquake’? U.S. fertility rates fall again to record-low levels

The U.S. total fertility rate fell to its lowest-recorded level last year and the number of births was the lowest in 42 years, new federal data published on Wednesday revealed. According to provisional data of the National Vital Statistics System published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the total fertility rate in the…Read More