Democrats face an uphill battle in shifting Oklahoma back into a swing state, but former State Sen. Connie Johnson, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has not allowed that fact to deter her from standing behind her unapologetically progressive stances on marijuana legalization and reproductive rights, her opposition to the death penalty, and her support for Sanders-style policies like free public tuition for community colleges. She hopes to win by educating voters on the issues.
Read the rest of the story HERE:
Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)