Tag Archives: American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma

Aaron Baker, Mid-Del teacher, at his home in Edmond, Thursday, June 15, 2017.  Baker wants all students to be safe and supports LGBT protections added to district policies.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metro schools take steps to protect the rights of LGBTQ students

Metro schools take steps to protect the rights of LGBTQ students

Many Oklahoma school districts don’t have protections in place and put students and staff at risk for discrimination.

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Chicken-Fried News: ‘Disgustingly inhumane’

An Oklahoma lawmaker threw a ridiculous, alarming, questionable budget-saving idea onto the list submitted by the House Republican Platform Caucus.

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10 years on, The Lost Ogle is a a prominent, sometimes controversial local voice

“Ten years is a lot of time,” Riley said. “You mature, you change, you grow, your opinions change. We never wrote about politics in the beginning and I really didn’t care about politics. Then 2008 happened and I started getting more into it. Now, that’s one of our big topics.”

Artist Jack Fowler attempts to project an image of Woody Guthrie on the Oklahoma State Capitol, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State officials turn the lights off on artist Jack Fowler’s projected Woody Guthrie-themed protest

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.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

Chris Steele during an interview with the Gazette at TEEM in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A coalition is reassessing how the state treats low-level offenders

Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform is working to change laws for low-level offenders in the state and better fund rehabilitation programs.

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This issue of refugees in OK was met with mixed reactions

News that the U.S. might take in refugees sparked debate among Oklahomans.

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News Briefs: direct flights to Seattle, Ten Commandments monument and more

Alaska Airlines creates direct flights to and from Seattle, the Ten Commandments monument must be removed from Oklahoma Capitol grounds and more.

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