By M. Scott Carter
OKLAHOMA CITY — Over a five-year period, law enforcement officials in 12 Oklahoma Counties seized more than $6 million in cash, almost $4 million of which was taken without any criminal charges, records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma show.
Records indicate that of the $6.1 More >
The ACLU began the 2011 session tracking almost 50 bills. Although this number was significantly down from the previous session, the bills introduced this year were more hostile toward civil liberties than in years past. Predictably, bills restricting a woman’s right to choose, blurring the separation of church and state, More >
This summer, the ACLU of Oklahoma will be focusing its efforts on saving equal opportunity programs that are at risk of being banned. During the 2011 sessions, the Oklahoma State Legislature approved a measure, if approved by voters in 2012, will disband affirmative action programs across the state. State Question More >
The ACLU of Oklahoma is proud to announce that no anti-immigrant bills were signed into law in 2011. With more than 20 anti-immigrant bills filed, the ACLU worked tirelessly to lobby against these measures. Before the 2011 session began, the ACLU helped organize a broad coalition that included civil rights More >
Tamya Cox, Deputy Director and Legislative Council, will be the guest speaker at the Friday Noon Speaker Luncheon of the Oklahoma County Democratic Party on Friday, June 3. The luncheon series is held at the Boulevard Cafeteria, More >
Deputy Director Tamya Cox spoke at the 2011 Pink Wave held at the State Capitol on May 12, 2011. Cox, a rigorous supporter of choice, invoked lyrics from “Power” by Kanye West to demonstrate the need for women to get off the sidelines and back into the fight. “We must More >
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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.
The ACLU of Oklahoma and other civic organizations are troubled by Representative Sally Kern’s “Oklahoma Citizen’s Proclamation for Morality,” which will be signed by Kern and others in a public ceremony to be held at noon July 2, on the first floor of the State Capitol. Kern has issued a More >