September 14, 2016

NonDoc September 13, 2016 by Jessica Wilcox (Editor’s Note: NonDoc agreed to publish Point/Counterpoint pieces on State Question 777 from two organizations, Oklahoma Farmers Care and Oklahomans for Food, Farm and Family. The first group supports the ballot question, and the second opposes it. While both organizations missed their agreed-upon deadline of …

September 1, 2016

NonDoc September 1, 2016 By John Thompson The latest OKC Pets Magazine displays an adorable cover photo of Hazel, who must be the second-cutest Australian shepherd I’ve ever seen (next to our Chloe.) It also features former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson, the co-chair of theOklahoma Stewardship Council, which is …

August 29, 2016

McAlester News-Capital August 28, 2016 by JAMES BEATY Oklahoma Farm Bureau President Tom Buchanan says the OFB supports State Question 777, the so-called “Right to Farm” — but other organizations across the state strongly oppose it. The measure calls for an Oklahoma Constitutional amendment prohibiting the legislature from passing laws that …

August 18, 2016

NPR August 16, 2016 by JOE WERTZ City leaders in Edmond adopted a resolution urging citizens to reject State Question 777. Their counterparts in Choctaw appear likely to do the same, and the Norman City Council has booked a presentation from an organization fighting against the question, which would amend the …

August 2, 2016

The National Law Review August 1, 2016 We have previously discussed the provisions of the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (S. 764). On July 29, President Barack Obama signed S. 764 into federal law.[1] The new law clearly preempts Vermont’s genetic engineering (GE) labeling law. There are two express preemption provisions …