First Amendment

Religious Monument At Oklahoma Courthouse Is Unconstitutional

Supreme Court Lets Ruling Stand:

Religious Monument At Oklahoma Courthouse Is Unconstitutional

March 1, 2010

Court Declines Review Of Appellate Decision That Government-Sponsored Ten Commandments Monument Improperly Endorses Religion

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court today let stand a federal appellate ruling that a government-sponsored Ten Commandments monument placed on a county More >

Oklahoman’s artistic rights violated

Press Release

July 21, 2009

A musician was arrested at the Cherokee Casino in Catoosa, Okla., last week for allegedly trampling an American flag as part of his act. According to The Tulsa World, the musician was originally charged with treating the U.S. flag with indignity, and the complaint was later amended More >

Photos from Sally Kern’s Anti-Oklahoma Proclamation signing

Rep. Sally Kern’s Morality Crusade had its big day at the state Capitol. ACLU staff and friends were on hand to protest this violation of the separation of church and state.

Ten Commandments Monument An Endorsement Of Religion

Press Release

June 9, 2009

DENVER – A unanimous federal appeals court today ruled that county commissioners in Haskell County, Okla. unconstitutionally sought to promote their personal religious beliefs by erecting a Ten Commandments monument on the front lawn of the county’s courthouse. The decision by the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of More >

Haskell County Ten Commandments Monument

TEN COMMANDMENTS APPEAL ARGUED BEFORE TENTH CIRCUIT

Haskell County Ten Commandments Monument

The appeal of a 2006 decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma to retain a Ten Commandments monument on the Haskell County Courthouse lawn was argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver Colorado on October More >