Brogdon was a gubernatorial candidate in 2010, and served as OKGOP Chairman, in 2015.
Oral arguments at the Oklahoma Supreme Court will be on Tuesday, August 8th, beginning at 10am. There are at least 3 separate plaintiffs and multiple separate suits filed.
But the state's Department of Natural Resources rejected the application, pointing to the part of the state constitution that says "no money shall ever be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect or denomination of religion."
That language in Missouri's founding document is very similar to Oklahoma's Constitution's clause. James Blaine was a the Speaker of the House, in D.C., and a candidate for president. For more about him, read our 2015 blog post. Here is Oklahoma's clause, inspired by Blaine and inserted by Alfalfa Bill Murray, when he presided over the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.
Oklahoma Governor Candidate, Gary Richardson has announced his determination to file a constitutional lawsuit against the actions of the legislative leaders. Richardson says the suit deals specifically with House bills 1449, 2348 and 2433.
National news sources are confirming that several Freedom Caucus members were being hunted down by the shooter of Congressman Scalise and other Republicans in congress.
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