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 in Black and White: Billions of Dollars Wasted on Racially Biased Arrests, released today, is the first ever to examine state and county marijuana arrest rates nationally by race. The findings show that while there were pronounced racial disparities in marijuana arrests 10 years ago, they have grown significantly worse.[1] “The War on MarijuanaRead More →

Join the ACLU to march in this year’s Pride Parade. The first 40 people who volunteer to march with the ACLU will receive a free ACLU of Oklahoma Pride T-shirt. The parade will be held on Sunday, June 26th. Those wishing to march should arrive no later than 5 pm. The parade begins at 6 pm starting at Memorial Park. For more information, or to volunteer, please e-mail Allie Shinn!Read More →