Tag Archive: Oklahoma

Jan 03 2015

Hoodie Ban Could Cost You $500 in Fines (Or Jail Time)

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Laws associating hoods with crimes are nothing new. Oklahoma already has a law on the books banning the use of hoods during a crime. Many similar laws – like this law from 1923 – are associated with the Klu Klux Klan. Fast forward to today, when protesters are taking to the streets more than ever, …

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Jun 13 2014

Ultimate Safety Blanket Claims to Protect Schoolchildren from Bullets and Tornadoes

There has been a wide range of proposed solutions to dealing with violence inside our schools. Ideas range from banning guns completely to arming teachers or hiring police details to patrol the hallways. An Oklahoma company, however, is proposing outfitting schools with bulletproof blankets. The aptly named Bodyguard Blanket, made by ProTecht, is being specifically …

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Apr 23 2014

Bundy Ranch 2: Red River Rumble?

Many are familiar Bundy Ranch situation and how a dispute over grazing rights turned into an armed standoff with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Some have questioned whether the standoff was ever really about conservation of a tortoise (the original BLM claim), or whether it was about seizing land for energy purposes. Regardless of …

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