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.
Internship Overview: The internship requires an eight to ten week commitment, with a More >
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 >
First Amendment Rights are Alive and Well in Oklahoma Panhandle
November 20, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brady Henderson, Legal Director; (405 524-8511; email@example.com)
BEAVER, OKLAHOMA— At the urging of ACLU of Oklahoma’s legal team, Municipal Court Judge Robert Jaques ordered the dismissal of a charge of Disturbing the Peace, brought against a 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 Reception on January 19, 2013. The Angie Debo Award was established in 1977 to recognize those who have provided exceptional defense to the Bill More >
September 27, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ryan Kiesel, Executive Director, ACLU of OK, 405.524.8511, firstname.lastname@example.org
Today the ACLU of Oklahoma filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on behalf of its client Angela Ingram seeking to overturn an Oklahoma County Judge’s decision denying Angela’s application to change her legally recognized More >