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  • Congressman Jim Bridenstine on Court Striking Oklahoma Marriage Law
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2014 | Preview rr
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    Statement from Congressman Bridenstine: Today a federal judge, Terence Kern, in Tulsa, wrongly declared that OklahomaÍs constitutional amendment protecting the institution of marriage violates the federal Constitution. The amendment to the State constitution was approved by 75% of voters in 2004. Under the limited federal powers enumerated in Article I Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution and the 10th Amendment, which recognizes that powers not delegated to the federal government are retained by t... Read more