Archive for April, 2012

Unanimous Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks Dangerous “Personhood” Initiative

ACLU and Women’s Health Advocates Had Filed Lawsuit to Protect Vital Health Services in Oklahoma

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2012

CONTACT: Robyn Shepherd, ACLU National, (212) 519-7829 or 549-2666; media@aclu.org Ryan Kiesel, ACLU of Oklahoma, (405) 524-8511; rkiesel@acluok.org

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Supreme Court unanimously struck down a proposed ballot initiative More >

Oklahoma State Senate offers modest reforms to our broken criminal justice system and overincarceration crisis

 

In response to the passage of House Bill 3052 by the Oklahoma State Senate, the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma released the following statement:

April 26, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director, ACLU of OK, 405.524.8511, rkiesel@acluok.org

“Before HB 3052 arrived in the Oklahoma State Senate it offered More >

Oklahoma State Senate passes House Bill 2388, authorizing drug testing for applicants of TANF upon a finding of reasonable cause

 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma released the following statement in response to the Oklahoma State Senate’s passage of House Bill 2388, authorizing drug test for applicants of TANF upon a finding of reasonable cause.  The original version of the bill would have required ALL TANF applicants to submit More >