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OKG Newsletter


Topic: ACLU

Liberty’s Bell

Oklahoma ACLU director Joann Bell retires after 20-plus years.


News

Phil Bacharach
As executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Oklahoma affiliate, Bell has been on the front lines of some of the most divisive controversies in arguably the most culturally conservative state in the country.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Inhofe: Obama an ‘appeaser’

Sen. Jim Inhofe credits controversial interrogation tactics in the killing of bin Laden.


News

Clifton Adcock
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla., shared his thoughts on national security and foreign relations during a speech last week at the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

You're having triptychs!

Tom Glover’s architectural background influences his triptychs.


Visual Arts

Carmen Forman

Daily, ongoing

 
Tuesday, September 27, 2011

‘Act of violence’

Metro organizations coalesce in opposition to the death penalty.


News

Greg Horton
The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty gathered Oct. 11 to raise awareness of what the group calls “the injustice of the death penalty.”
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Remembering an Oklahoma civil libertarian


Commentary

Joann Bell
Some people we expect to be around forever. Michael Camfield was a solid presence for civil liberties work and challenges in Oklahoma for so many years.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

A smarter criminal justice system


Commentary

Ryan Kiesel
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering legislation this session to reform our criminal justice system. The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma believes reform cannot come fast enough.
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Pioneering pride


Letters to the Editor

Joann Bell
Another Pride Week has passed. Never before have we had more of a reason to stand with the LGBT citizens of Oklahoma than now. With the breakthrough of a sitting president endorsing and recognizing the rights of gay citizens to marry and hold the same legal rights as heterosexual couples — for the first time in history — we have much to celebrate.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Say my name

An Oklahoma County’s judge’s refusal to let a transgender person change her name spurs a legal appeal.


News

Clifton Adcock
An Oklahoma transgender individual is seeking to appeal an Oklahoma County district judge’s ruling denying her petition to change her name.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A question of equality

A state question on next month’s ballot seeks to ban affirmative action in the public sector.


News

Rachel Curtis
A state question appearing on the Nov. 6 ballot would effectively end affirmative action for women and racial minorities in the public sector statewide.
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Capitol commandments

With little fanfare, a monument of the Ten Commandments is erected outside the state Capitol.


News

Clifton Adcock
A large granite monument of the Ten Commandments was erected outside the Oklahoma state Capitol building today.
 
Thursday, November 15, 2012
 
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