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Protective measures

Amid debate, the Oklahoma City Council voted to add ‘sexual orientation’ to the city’s nondiscrimination policy.


Clifton Adcock
During its Nov. 15 meeting, the Oklahoma City Council approved a measure that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation for city employees.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Drug-testing for dollars

A flurry of legislative proposals requires drug screening for public assistance.


Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Legislature is considering a number of bills this session to require drug-testing for applicants to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

A smarter criminal justice system


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

Of wellness and worship

Putnam City Baptist Church’s proposal to run a MAPS 3 senior wellness center raises concerns over First Amendment rights.


Tim Farley
Several parts of a MAPS 3 senior wellness center proposal by an Oklahoma City church could create a First Amendment controversy, a local civil liberties attorney said.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Local YMCA adopts more inclusive household membership policy


Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s chapter of the YMCA announced a policy shift last week that allows same-sex couples to sign up for family membership.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014