In the time since a moratorium was placed on executions, the State has done absolutely nothing to inspire confidence that they are now able to successfully exercise the ultimate power of any government. Instead, in this time Oklahoma’s leaders have demonstrated new levels of incompetence.
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ACLU of Oklahoma, Freedom Oklahoma Respond to Senate’s Consideration of Resurrected Anti-LGBTQ Legislation
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the Oklahoma Senate considers hearing SB 197, a bill from last session that would have far reaching and long lasting consequences by empowering discrimination, the ACLU of Oklahoma and Freedom
The suggestion that hard-fought battles for increased equality constitute some moral failing is absurd on its face. To go further and blame that so-called immorality for the widespread gun violence that has become a hallmark of our nation is deeply insulting to the victims of shootings, LGBTQ Oklah
In the lead up to the March 1 committee deadline, the Oklahoma Legislature has not considered any of the many meaningful criminal justice reform measures authored this session. The ACLU of Oklahoma issued the following statement: