It is with strong resolve that the Editorial board of SoonerPolitics endorses Wendi Stearman for reelection.
We shared this story first on the weekly Oklahoma politics podcast, FreshBlack.coffee. It's also posted below. mp3
When a homeschool mom swore an oath and took her seat among the legislature, in 2020, She'd already made a name for herself in Washington & Tulsa counties. Earl Sears had termed out of office and the opportunity for fresh perspectives and new initiatives led the folks back home to have high expectations. They were not misplaced in Wendi.
Quickly, Wendi gained the confidence of House leadership and she was elevated to Vice Chairman of a new State's Rights Committee. She voted her values and kept her word. for two full years.
This spring, with the US Supreme Courts revelations, of an impending overturn of the Roe v Wade 1973 landmark case; Wendi was tapped to present her bill to truly keep her pledge to be a protector of unborn human life.
Wendi did not disappoint us. She boldly called on the entire legislature to join her in passing a law to protect the unborn from conception.
Last month, Gov. Stitt signed her bill into law, making Oklahoma the most prolife state in the USA.
To paraphrase Patrick J. Buchanan, the great communications director for Ronald Reagan;