TULSA, Okla. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Oklahoma filed a friend-of-the-court brief yesterday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, arguing that a police officer does not have a religious right to refuse assignments simply because they require him to serve people More >
This week, the ACLU of Oklahoma lost a former co-worker, great advocate, and dear friend Michael Sky Camfield. Michael worked for the ACLU of Oklahoma from 1993-2009. For much of that time, Michael was half of the two member staff along with former Exceutive Director Joann Bell. During his time More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma Foundation is excited to announce this year’s Bill of Rights Celebration featured speaker is Baratunde Thurston of news satire organization The Onion. He will be delivering this year’s key note address, and guests will be in for a treat.
Thurston is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian and co-founded More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma is excited to announce this year’s Angie Debo Civil Libertarian of the Year is Jana Lewis Harkins of Oklahoma City.
Harkins is no stranger to the ACLU. She has served on the board of directors twice and also served as the board president. While serving as board More >
Execution in Face of Serious Doubts Unconscionable and Unconstitutional
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ATLANTA – The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles today denied clemency to Troy Davis, despite serious concerns that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989.
“The refusal today by the More >
ACLU of Oklahoma and CAIR to Ask Appeals Court Monday to Uphold Ruling Blocking Implementation of Oklahoma Ban on Sharia and International Law
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2011 CONTACT: Robyn Shepherd, ACLU national, (212) 519-7829 or 549-2666; firstname.lastname@example.org DENVER – Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union and the Council on More >
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September 7, 2011
CONTACT: Josh Bell, (212) 549-2508 or 2666; email@example.com
NEW YORK– A decade after the September 11th attacks, theUnited Statesis at risk of enshrining a permanent state of emergency in More >
August 30, 2011
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Contact: Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director
OKLAHOMA CITY— Following a nationwide search, the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma announced today that Ryan Kiesel will serve as the organization’s next Executive Director.
As Executive Director, Kiesel will serve as the chief executive officer of the ACLU of More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma is currently accepting nominations for the Angie Debo Civil Liberties Award. The award will be presented at this year’s Bill of Rights Celebration on November 12th. The Angie Debo Award was established in 1977 to recognize those who have provided exceptional defense More >
ACLU Seeks Details on Government Phone Tracking in Massive Nationwide Information Request
Campaign is One of the Largest Coordinated Information Act Requests in American History
In a massive coordinated information-seeking campaign, the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma, along with 33 other affiliates across the nation today are sending over 379 requests More >