Press Release March 12, 2009 OKLAHOMA CITY – In the last two days, the Oklahoma House of Representatives has passed four bills that are not only unnecessary, but are in effect an assault on Oklahomans’ civil liberties. Wednesday started with House Bill 1037, introduced by District 23 Representative Sue Tibbs. This bill is also known as the Voter ID Bill, and will require voters to present a government-issued photo ID before voting. This bill will disenfranchise women, minorities, elderly, disabled, homeless, and veteran Oklahomans. Voting is a fundamental right, and charging individuals to vote is an illegal poll tax. HB 1037 passed down party lines,Read More →

If you would like to receive legislative update emails from the ACLU of Oklahoma, please send your contact information to: The ACLU of Oklahoma needs your help. We do not want this session to be an assault on civil liberties. We need people to get involved in the democratic process. Despite what you have heard, one phone call, one email, or one visit to you legislator can make a difference. Legislators work for you, and they need to hear from their constituents. Below is a list of bills that concern us. We have decided that these will have a severe civil liberty impact andRead More →