Oklahoma Legislature Sends Ten Commandments Bill to Governor

Oklahoma Legislature Sends Ten Commandments Bill to Governor

Written by Don Byrd Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is considering a bill recently passed by the legislature that authorizes every local government to display historical documents including the Ten Commandments on publicly owned grounds. The House approved the measure...
Election Night Recap and Thoughts on Protecting our First Freedom

Election Night Recap and Thoughts on Protecting our First Freedom

Written by Don Byrd On Tuesday, voters in a couple of states decided on ballot measures that directly or indirectly impact state law regarding religious liberty. Nationally, voters made a pretty big decision as well. Below is a recap and some thoughts. Oklahoma voters...
BJC: Oklahoma Referendum Threatens Important Religious Safeguards

BJC: Oklahoma Referendum Threatens Important Religious Safeguards

Written by Don Byrd As I mentioned in an earlier post, Oklahomans will vote soon on State Question 790. It is a referendum that asks voters to remove language from the Oklahoma Constitution commonly called a “no-aid” provision: it prohibits government from supporting...