The Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma (ACLU of OK) today announced the filing of a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a Tulsa Muslim woman refused entry to the Tulsa County Courthouse be
We are disappointed, though frankly unsurprised, that the Governor chose today to continue the Legislature’s game of using children and LGBT Oklahomans as pawns in cruel political games. SB 1140 is discriminatory, anti-family, anti-children, and anti-First Amendment. Rather than stand up...
At the outset of this legislative session, it felt as if the political moment for criminal justice reform had finally arrived. Representative Scott Biggs, the former waterboy for the District Attorneys lobbying group, had just resigned. His resignation marked the end of his reign as a House Committe
ACLU of Oklahoma Calls Upon Legislature to Immediately Reject Reckless and Cruel Proposal to Expand Use of Life without Parole Sentences for Juvenile Offenders
The ACLU of Oklahoma called today upon the Oklahoma Legislature to immediately reject SB 1221 as amended.
ACLU of Oklahoma Responds to Watered Down Criminal Justice Reform Bills, Urges Voters to Demand Real Reform at Ballot Box
Today, members of the Oklahoma Legislature moved forward with their effort to pass watered down criminal justice reform bills that fail to adequately address Oklahoma’s mass incarceration crisis.