“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”
House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.
On Feb. 27, Fowler projected an image of folk legend Woody Guthrie on a large tarp covering renovations to the north end of the Oklahoma state Capitol.
Event organizers believe a public display like the one planned at the Civic Center deserves a public response.
No one is made safer as a result of policies that manufacture unnecessary, degrading, frightening and potentially violent interactions between the police and the communities they serve. No one.
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.
ACLU of Oklahoma filed a lawsuit challenging Oklahoma City’s controversial median ordinance.
“So long as they are acting within their First Amendment rights, they have every right to be there,” he said.
An Army reservist was asked to leave a gun range in Oktaha after the owners found out he is Muslim.
“A lot of these bills are not written by local lawmakers,” Stevenson said.