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August 23, 2015

Tulsa Beacon: The Detestable Act of Abortion Shows Insight on our Nation

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By Randy W. Bright

August 6, 2015

The Detestable Act of Abortion Shows Insight on our Nation

Anyone who is a dog owner has had that moment when they catch their dog drinking from the toilet bowl.  Upon admonishment, the dog gives you a quizzical look that says, “Is something wrong”?

Perhaps it is an unfair comparison, and it is obviously not even in the league with things that go on in society, but it does convey the analogy that people often become so desensitized to detestable things that they not only don’t detect that their behavior is wrong, but fully believe that absolutely wrong is absolutely right.

We have seen this repeatedly during human history, case after case of man’s inhumanity to man, where one man no longer perceives another man as a human being, and thus feels no shame or remorse at the mistreatment of his counterpart.

Of course, the most prevalent example of this is one that took place during the lifetime of some of our oldest living citizens, Adolph Hitler and Germany. An acquaintance of mine who grew up in Germany during Hitler’s rise to power said that he was seen as someone who was going to save his or her nation.  At tht time Germany had suffered a humiliating defeat at the end of World War I, and was in a deep depression, both financially and mentally.

Read the rest of the Tulsa Beacon Article here

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Randy W. Bright, AIA, NCARB, is an architect who specializes in church and church-related projects. You may contact him at 918-582-3972, rwbrightchurcharch@sbcglobal.net or http://www.churcharchitect.net. ©2014 Randy W. Bright  Previous articles written by the author are available for reading at his website.

January 23, 2014

Common Sense Right to Bear Arms Bill from Senator Nathan Dahm – Senate Bill 1473

Nathan Dahm thumbnail no captionState Senator Nathan Dahm (SD-33) has filed some common sense legislation regarding the right to self-defense.

Oklahoma State Senate
Communications Division
State Capitol
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105

For Immediate Release: January 23, 2014


Dahm says gun legislation will strengthen 2nd Amendment rights

OKLAHOMA CITY –State Sen. Nathan Dahm has filed legislation to allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms without a license. Dahm, R-Tulsa, explained Senate Bill 1473 is an effort to reaffirm Oklahomans’ Second Amendment rights.

“The Second Amendment says the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed, and yet when we require our citizens to jump through hoops, pay fees and undergo a process that presumes they’re guilty of something until proven otherwise, their rights are being infringed upon,” Dahm said. “Senate Bill 1473 simply says Oklahomans can carry firearms in all the places currently allowed by law, but they will no longer be required to obtain a license to do so.”

Under SB 1473, a person age 18 or older would be able to open carry loaded or unloaded shotguns, rifles and pistols without a license for hunting, target shooting or other such events. It would also be allowed for events related to military or law enforcement functions; for practice or performance for entertainment purposes; or for lawful self-defense purposes.

Places where guns are currently prohibited, such as schools and government facilities, would continue to be off-limits for firearms.

“Oklahomans will still be able to get a license so they could carry in other states that allow reciprocity,” Dahm said. “They just won’t have to have a license in Oklahoma to carry.”

If approved, Dahm’s legislation, also known as the “Piers Morgan Constitutional Right to Keep and Bear Arms Without Infringement Act” would become effective on November 1, 2014.

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January 20, 2014

Town Hall in Bartlesville on Common Core – January 28th

Town Hall on Common Core

Attention: Parents, Grandparents, Teachers, Homeschoolers and Concerned Citizens

Town Hall meeting to learn more about Common Core

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
7-8:30pm

Speakers to Include:
Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Jenni White, President of Restore Oklahoma Public Education
Linda Murphy, Educator
Kristal Picolet, Parent

For more information on Facebook:
bartiansforacademicfreedom@groups.facebook.com

Visit online:
http://www.bartiansforacademicfreedom.com

Or email:
email@bartiansforacademicfreedom.com

Sponsored by: Bartians For Academic Freedom, The Capital Meeting, and Restore Oklahoma Public Education

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January 9, 2014

STOP Obamacare Penalties NOW Rally in Bartlesville on Saturday Jan 11th!

You are invited!  This should be a most informative rally with information on legislation in the works to STOP Obamacare Penalties NOW.  Find out how you can help and be a part of the solution this legislative session!

STOP Flyer Revised - Bartlesville

DATE: January 11, 2014

TIME: 10AM – 12 NOON

PLACE:  First Floor – Room 100

 Bartlesville Public Library

 600 S. Johnstone

 Bartlesville, OK 74003

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FEATURING

Senator Nathan Dahm

Insurance Commissioner Doak

Amanda Teegarden for OK-SAFE

Bob Donohoo for STOP

Congressman Bridenstine may send a rep from his office to speak on his behalf

Senator Ford, Rep Martin and Rep Sears have been invited

LaShelle Griffith will MC event

Group Sponsors:

Washington County Grassroots Prayer Team — LaShelle Griffith

OK-SAFE – Amanda Teegarden

Osage County Republican Party – Celia Lanham

R3publicans – Sandra Crosnoe

Bartians for Academic Freedom  – Joy Molina Collins

Tulsa 9.12 Project – Ronda Vuillemont-Smith

Oklahoma John Birch Society/STOP Coordinator – Bob Donohoo

Stop Obamacare Penalties Now – Charles Key

(teeshirts and buttons available at the rally for suggested donations of $15 and $1 respectively)

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August 8, 2013

The Perfect Plan to Destroy America – Donna Garner on Common Core

OK-SAFE, Inc. – One of the most serious issues facing “education” in the states today is the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCS for short; or simply put, computer-based federal curriculum).

Understanding Common Core imagePlease read the article below by Donna Garner of Texas, (follow the link to read Garner’s entire post), then make plans to attend the upcoming Understanding Common Core Public Forum on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in Tulsa, hosted by Tulsa9.12 Project and KFAQ.  (See our prior post for details on this event).

“The Perfect Plan To Destroy America – Nationalize Education”

by Donna Garner

8.7.13

If a person wanted to destroy our American culture, keep this generation from communicating effectively with older generations, and make sure today’s children grow up detesting America instead of valuing our nation’s American exceptionalism, the best plan would be to implement the Common Core Standards (CCS) into every school in America.

OBAMA’S PLAN

That is exactly what Obama and his administration are trying to do, and 45 states (plus D. C.) originally committed to the CCS (before the standards had even been released publicly).  However, because of a groundswell of negative responses from the grassroots, a large number of states are now rethinking their commitment to the CCS.

TEACHERS REQUIRED TO DO…

As directed by the CCS, teachers have to make sure that by the time students graduate in 2014, 70% percent of books studied must be nonfiction (i.e., informational text); and those nonfiction selections must be taught in a “close reading” process.  That means students must not be given any background information or historical significance of a nonfiction piece before reading it.  For instance, the Declaration of Independence must be presented devoid of what was occurring in the United States at the time this monumental document was written, leaving students with a shallow understanding of the courage and revolutionary spirit that moved the signers to voice their opposition to tyranny.

Just as importantly, how many English teachers could possibly cover the great classic pieces of fiction literature in only 30% of classroom time?  None.  For instance, it takes at least four to six weeks in English I to cover Great Expectations, which is one of the most outstanding, applicable, and character-building books for early-high school teens to read.

Garner continues….

ARE THE COMMON CORE STANDARDS GOOD STANDARDS?

Even more basic, do the Common Core Standards teach children to read well at all?  No, the CCS do not.

In K-3, explicit and systematic instruction of decoding skills (phonics) is lacking; and goals for the independent mastery of these skills are not set nor expected.  In fact, not one of the CCS objectives on phonics and word analysis skills requires students to apply their decoding skills by reading independently and accurately unfamiliar words in and out of context

For the entire post “The Perfect Plan to Destroy America” post by Donna Garner, click here.

August 2, 2013

Understanding Common Core Public Forum – August 10th. Hosted by Tulsa912 Project

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Understanding Common Core Event – A Public Forum
Hosted by Tulsa 912 Project and KFAQ
Join us on Saturday, 8/10/13, as both sides discuss whether adopting Common Core Standards is the right educational choice for Oklahoma.
Speakers in include OK Superintendent of Education Janet Barressi, OK Wesleyan Univ. President Everett Piper, R.O.P.E. President Jenni White, a homeschool mom and more at this informative event.  More information available at Tulsa912Project.com
Date: Saturday August 10, 2013
Time: 9AM – 4:30PM
Location: Spirit Life Church, 5345 S. Peoria Ave., Tulsa, OK
Host:  Tulsa912Project.com and KFAQ
Tickets are $10 to cover costs.
Advance ticket purchase is required.
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The Tulsa 912 event will feature speakers pro and con.  OK-SAFE’s position is published and clear on the matter and best summed up by this little button.  Be prepared and be informed to discuss the matter with friends and neighbors.

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“Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd (wise) as serpents and innocent as doves.”

Matt. 10:16

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