The proposed change would incorporate the protections into Oklahoma Constitution’s Bill of Rights.
Candidates in upcoming local elections encourage everyone to vote and listen to constituents’ concerns.
State Question 779 would bolster education funding with a 1 percent rise in sales and use tax.
Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.
State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.
Just as powerful reporting, photos and video did in the ’60s, today’s national media coverage mixed with social media engagement have again thrust the conversation of police brutality, racial discrimination and civil rights into the public consciousness.
“Other people have 2- to 3-foot hurdles to jump, but you get a 10-foot-tall hurdle,” Knight said.
Despite raging debate from state officials, the outcome of State Question 777 rests in the hands of voters.
Age, ethnicity, the media and independent votes came into play and resulted in Sanders’ Oklahoma win during Super Tuesday.
Members of Oklahoma’s Green and Libertarian parties hope petitions and proposed bills will open up voting options in Oklahoma.