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Oklahoma House Passes Bill Shifting Marriage License Authority From State To Clergy

The Oklahoma House has approved legislation that shifts the issuance of marriage licenses from the state to members of the clergy.


Opponents of same-sex marriage hold signs in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on March 26, 2013 as the court hears arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Okla. House Approves Resolution To Reaffirm Marriage Between A Man, Woman

Weighing in on the recently energized debate around gay marriage, the Oklahoma House approved a resolution without opposition Monday to reaffirm marriage as a union between a man and a woman and support the federal Defense of Marriage Act.


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Oklahoma House Approves Bill To Allow Armed Teachers In Classrooms

Public school districts across Oklahoma could decide whether to allow armed teachers in classrooms under a bill approved late Tuesday in the Oklahoma House.