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Senator Nathan Dahm has filed legislation to allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms without a license as an effort to reaffirm Oklahomans’ Second Amendment rights.  Under this act, 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 …


State Senator Nathan Dahm (SD-33) has filed some common sense legislation regarding the right to self-defense.

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.

Tulsa R3’s – Ron Paul Revolution Join us Thursday, January 2nd for the first Liberty on Tap of 2014! Kilkenny’s Irish Pub 6:00pm 1413 E. 15th Street Cherry Street, Tulsa The Western Frontier is often depicted as chaotic and lawless with little regar…

Eighteen months after the plug was pulled on Ron Paul’s campaign, the Liberty Movement is in disarray. Without the unifying focus of a national campaign, the high level of activism ignited by Paul’s candidacy is gone. Scattered efforts to supply this vision have yet to gel into an effective political force. What follows is a […]

We in the Liberty Movement need to focus  on becoming community organizers in our own neighborhoods and precincts. Grassroots organizing is essential to help us survive this crisis and restore a free society. Let’s transform our own states into Free States, establishing the principles of Liberty in our metro, county and state governments. Enforce the […]


Across the country, state policymakers are debating whether or not to implement the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. So far, Oklahoma’s leaders have declined to expand Medicaid — a reasoned decision that we applaud.

However, proponents of Medicaid expansion in our state, such as hospitals and some businesses, argue the law includes “money on the table” for states, since under “Obamacare” the federal government says it would pay for 90 percent of the expansion population in perpetuity.

But a future Congress is not bound by current law; it can simply rewrite it. Congress has a history of overpromising funding for states, so it would be folly for states to build their budgets around a promise Congress is unlikely to keep.

Consider a policy analogy from education. In 1975, when Congress passed the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Uncle Sam promised to pay 40 percent of each state’s costs. However, over the last two decades the federal government has paid less than half of what it originally promised. For the past decade, the shortfall has cost states nearly $175 billion.

In Washington, it’s an “open secret” that Congress has to reduce Medicaid outlays. That’s why virtually every major bipartisan plan includes recommendations to reduce the federal dollars given to states for Medicaid.

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I agree that Senator Coburn got this one right!  Hope he helps us terminate the OHIET – Oklahoma Health Insurance Exchange Trust. And in a few days I hope he hangs tough on the debt ceiling…

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On September 19, 2013, Oklahoma Wesleyan University will be filing a lawsuit against the United States Department of Health and Human Services, as well as its director, Kathleen Sebelius. The premise of our suit is this, as an evangelical Christian university owned and operated by The Wesleyan Church of North America, OKWU cannot and will not comply with any provisions of the Affordable Care Act that require us to pay for abortion services or abortion inducing drugs.  More specifically, Oklahoma Wesleyan does not provide its employees with health insurance covering post-fertilization abortifacient drugs that, by definition, can and often do terminate pregnancy.