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 >
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma is a nonprofit, non-partisan, privately funded organization devoted exclusively to the defense and promotion of the individual rights secured by the U.S. and Oklahoma constitutions.
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December 11, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY – Local news, entertainment and satire website TheLostOgle.com is the latest media organization to request that Governor Mary Fallin comply with Oklahoma’s Open Records Act. The request seeks the release of emails and reports surrounding the Governor’s decisions rejecting medicaid funding that would have provided health More >
ACLU of Oklahoma Files Judicial Complaint Against Judge for Unconstitutionally Requiring Defendant to Attend Church
December 4, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director: 405.524.8511 or email@example.com Brady Henderson, Legal Director: 405.524.8511 or firstname.lastname@example.org
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA— The ACLU of Oklahoma filed a complaint Tuesday with the Oklahoma Council on Judicial Complaints against Muskogee County District Judge Mike Norman for requiring a defendant to attend More >