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 >
OKLAHOMA CITY – Following many attempts to convince the Office of the Governor to comply voluntarily with the Oklahoma Open Records Act, The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit today against Governor Mary Fallin and the Office of the Governor in Oklahoma County District Court.
The suit was More >
April 5, 2013–Join the The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma for its annual membership meeting on Saturday, April 13 at noon.
Executive Director, Ryan Kiesel will provide an update on the exciting work of the ACLU of Oklahoma and Legal Director, Brady Henderson, will provide a U.S. Supreme Court update More >
March 29, 2013–Governor Mary Fallin released over 50,000 pages of documents today relating to her controversial decisions on medicaid expansion and the Affordable Care Act. The release follows the ACLU of Oklahoma’s demand for access to these public records, as required by Oklahoma’s Open Records Act. The records were requested More >
OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma has called on Governor Mary Fallin to correct serious failures to comply with Oklahoma’s Open Records Act. In a letter to Steve Mullins, Governor Fallin’s General Counsel, ACLU of Oklahoma Legal Director Brady Henderson cited both ongoing illegal practices and More >
“On the House floor this morning, Rep. Bennett repeated his claim that in some schools students were being sent to the principal’s office for mentioning God. As the state’s preeminent defender of religious liberty, the ACLU of Oklahoma has repeatedly called on Representative Bennett to name a school district in More >
OKLAHOMA CITY – State Rep. Paul Wesselhoft and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma announced Wednesday that House Bill 1556, which would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before they used drones for targeted surveillance, and forbid civilian drones from being weaponized, would be held over for More >
As the preeminent defender of First Amendment Rights in Oklahoma, the ACLU of Oklahoma has called on Rep. John Bennett to release the names of these schools he referred to in his testimony.
“If there are schools punishing or intimidating students because of their Constitutionally protected religious beliefs, we would like More >
OKLAHOMA CITY – The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma and CAIR-Oklahoma, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, recently expressed their appreciation to the Oklahoma Bankers’ Association (OBA) for clarifying a security measure commonly referred to “No Hats, No Hoods, No Sunglasses” employed by many of Oklahoma’s More >
January 9, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY–The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma has announced former Oklahoma school teacher Joe Quigley will receive the Angie Debo Civil Liberties Award at a reception to be held in the Blue Room at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City on January 19th.
“Joe Quigley is a pioneer More >