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Black Oklahomans Arrested Nearly Three Times More Often for Marijuana Possession Than White Oklahomans; Despite Equal Usage Rates

Report Features Original Data Analysis on Marijuana Arrest Rates by Race and Details High Costs of Enforcement

 OKLAHOMA CITY – According to a new report by the ACLU, Blacks were arrested for marijuana possession at nearly three times the rate of whites in 2010, despite comparable marijuana usage rates. The report, Marijuana More >

ACLU and Women’s Health Groups File Lawsuit to Protect Vital Health Services in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY – A lawsuit was filed today on behalf of six Oklahoma voters – including women’s health providers– against an Oklahoma ballot initiative that would ban vital health services by granting fertilized eggs and embryos the same constitutional rights as people. The voters are represented by the American Civil More >