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ACLU Brief Argues That Tulsa Police Officer Cannot Refuse to Serve People of Other Faiths

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 >

Governor Mary Fallin

ACLU of Oklahoma Files Suit Against Governor Fallin

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 >

You’re invited!

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 >

ACLU of OK RESPONDS TO PASSAGE OF HB1940 BY OKLAHOMA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

“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 >

police-drone

Conservative Lawmaker and ACLU of Oklahoma Push for Study on Drones and Privacy

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 >

Bennett, John

ACLUOK Calls on Rep. Bennett to Release Names of Schools Punishing Students for Religious Beliefs

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 >

ACLUOK and CAIR-OK Applaud OK Bankers Assoc’s Commitment to Religious Diversity

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 >

ACLU of Oklahoma Names Former Oklahoma Educator 2012 Angie Debo Civil Liberties Recipient

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 >