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GOP Sen candidate 100% GUARANTEE Oklahoma 2B SUED if Affirmative Action is abolished
Barney Scott Taylor, a GOP state senate candidate 100% guarantees that if Oklahoma outlaws affirmative action, it will be sued. He said now is not the time for Oklahoma to do away with affirmative action. He brings up the NAACP & ACLU. Taylor says we (Oklahoma) don't need that. As Taylor considers himself a pragmatist, he pointed out that a pending affirmative action case is before the supreme court; & that while he could not answer the question if affirmative action is working because he could not get past the pragmatic part of it. He feels that the whole affirmative action thing could be shot down by the supreme court before the people of Oklahoma can even vote on it. His view was that it didn't make any sense for Oklahoma to come up with its own law, while the supreme court case has similar matter still pending. He said that Oklahoma should of waited to see how the supreme court rules on it. There is a proposed eradication of affirmation action from Oklahoma law that will on voting ballot in the general election - November 2012. It was not until later on that I had learned that a black republican named TW Shannon was the 1 who presented this anti-affirmative action initiative. Barney Taylor is running for Oklahoma state senate district 9, which covers Muskogee & Wagoner county. The election is November 2012. His opponent, Earl Garrison, a democrat is an incumbent. Garrison was not present at this forum. It was announced that Garrison could not be present due to prior ...
Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers on Wednesday evening were able to stop a man who led three agencies on a high-speed pursuit across Cherokee County. Joshua Matthew Torres, 24, is jailed for possession of a stolen vehicle, attempting to elude, and feloniously running a roadblock.
A competency hearing scheduled Tuesday for a Muskogee man charged with robbery has been rescheduled, said Assistant District Attorney Tim King. The state is waiting for Joel Phillip Banks, 28, to receive treatment through Oklahoma Forensic Center before continuing to prosecute him, King said.