Archive for March, 2012

ACLU and Women’s Health Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Vital Health Services in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of six Oklahoma voters – including women’s health providers– against an Oklahoma ballot initiative that would ban vital health services by granting fertilized eggs and embryos the same constitutional rights as people. The voters are represented by the American Civil More >

ACLU Stands Up to Efforts to Drug Test TANF Recipients

Oklahoma Gazette

Clifton Adcock

February 29th, 2012

 

The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.

According to the state Department of Human Services, 3,922 adults and 17,233 children received TANF funds in January. Most of those households are More >