Archive for September, 2008

Shelton to receive Angie Debo Award

Press Release


District 97 Representative picked by the ACLU for prestigious distinction

Oklahoma City, OK – The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma would like to congratulate District 97 Representative Mike Shelton as the recipient of the Angie Debo Civil Liberties Award, to be presented November 8, at the ACLU Bill of More >

Daniel Ellsberg

2008 Bill of Rights Banquet

ACLU of Oklahoma Foundation Presents:

Daniel Ellsberg

Keynote Speaker

Bill of Rights Banquet November 8, 2008, 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner

Clarion Hotel Banquet Center 737 South Meridian, Oklahoma City

Tickets $50, table for 10 $500 or 405-524-8511 for tickets

For more information on Mr. Ellsberg, visit

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By Tamya Cox, Program Director

The second session of the 51st Oklahoma Legislature ended on May 23. Like many sessions before, many appropriation bills were passed and little policy was made. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma had great hopes for this legislative session; it was our mission to be More >

Chuck Thornton

Affirmative Action Debate

Chuck Thornton

ACLU of Oklahoma Legal Director C.S. Thornton will debate University of Texas Law Professor and outspoken affirmative action opponent Lino Graglia at the Oklahoma City University Law School on September 11, at 5 p.m. More information on the event.