As the state of Oklahoma begins to open up again, the OKLP is preparing for its state convention on June 27th and 28th. Taking place at the Stokely Event Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this convention will be unlike any we’ve
Tune in at 7pm Central on Wednesday, May 21st, for the FINAL debate between candidates seeking the Libertarian Party’s nomination this weekend, moderated by former Fox Business host and the founder of StosselTV, John Stossel. Watch on YouTube here.
Oklahoma Libertarian Party Resolution 20-1 Whereas the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a situation interrupting the ability of organizations and individuals to conduct business as usual; Whereas many states have laws requiring political parties to submit the names of their
“On Saturday, Governor Kevin Stitt addressed the Tulsa County GOP Convention. One of his 2020 agenda items is a call for the people of [Oklahoma] to vote to authorize a new constitutional convention.” Article by Sooner Politics.
House Bill 2336, which would give schools more options in arming teachers, passed the Senate with a 37-7 and is on its way to the House. Read the bill here. Article by Barbara Hoberock
“Oklahoma has about as many dispensaries as the entire west coast. […] Much of the reason for Oklahoma’s more libertarian model is because of our state’s founders regard for citizen empowerment to go around the legislature & governor, to create
“An Oklahoma lawmaker has filed two bills regarding firearms in Oklahoma – one [HB 3357] would repeal permitless carry in our state, and another [HB 3897] that would ban long-barrel firearms from Oklahoma restaurants.” Read HB 3357 here, and HB
“The Libertarian Party, which gained recognition in 2016, now has 11,171 registered voters, more than double the number in January 2018.” Article by Jamison Faught Join the movement! Click HERE to register as a Libertarian in Oklahoma. Click HERE to
“Under [SB 1459], any city or town that enacts such a policy would be ineligible for state funding through agencies and grants.” Article by Destiny Washington Read the bill here. Libertarian Platform (LP.org/platform): 3.4 Free Trade and Migration […]Political freedom
“The bill, if passed and signed into law, would remove the death penalty from among the options in Oklahoma for sentencing in capital cases.” Read the bill here. Article by Darla Shelden Libertarian Platform (LP.org/platform ): 1.8 Death Penalty We
“Gov. Kevin Stitt wants Oklahoma’s state schools chief to be appointed, a move that would give the governor more control over public education.” Article by Carmen Forman
Chad Williams, Chair of the Oklahoma Libertarian Party, talks with KOSU’s Kateleigh Mills about the party’s decision to close its primaries and the process through which that decision was made. Article by Kateleigh Mills Image by Mairead Todd/KOSU
“The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development says homelessness has dropped over the past decade, but the number of homeless people who don’t have anywhere to stay is beginning to grow and become more visible.” Article by Scott Simon
Free and open to the public, a community public forum addressing homelessness in Oklahoma City will be held Monday, December 16th, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at NorthCare on 2617 General Pershing Boulevard. Article by Colleen Wilson
On Tuesday, the ACLU filed a lawsuit alleging unconstitutional discrimination by the Canadian County bail system against the poor and disabled. Article by Sean Murphy AP Photo by Sue Ogrocki
State Question 788 designated that money exceeding the budgeted amount needed to run the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority should be divided 75/25 between education and drug and alcohol rehabilitation, but OMMA has retained all of the $2.8million in November revenue.
“Instead of encouraging the expansion of successful charter school models, the solons who run the Oklahoma City schools both want to hike, without apparent justification, the fees on charter schools and oppose reforms that would provide charters access to capital