Archive for November, 2008

ACLU Loses Invaluable Advocates

In Memoriam

Samuel J. “Jack” Bell, June 9, 1947 – February 23, 2008

Jack was a great friend to the ACLU of Oklahoma. He was always willing to help out in any capacity at the affiliate office. The floor to ceiling library shelves in the conference rooms were constructed by Jack. More >

Randy Coyne

THE DEATH PENALTY – TORTURE REFINED?

Randy Coyne

By Randy Coyne, National Board Representative

Presently, 36 states (including Oklahoma) and the federal government are in the execution business. All of these jurisdictions (save one) use lethal injection as the primary method of killing prisoners sentenced to death. Other apparently lawful execution methods include hanging, electrocution, and death by More >

Matt Whalen, Project Director

RESTORATION OF THE ANTI-DEATH PENALTY PROJECT

Matt Whalen, Project Director

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma is proud to announce the revitalization of the ACLU of Oklahoma Anti-Death Penalty Project. This project has been dormant for the past decade and members of this affiliate are very excited to be back on the front lines fighting for More >