Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on Tuesday of killing George Floyd on May 25, 2020. Cherokee County Libertarian Party Chair Shannon Grimes was among the party leaders and law enforcement officials who spoke with the Tahlequah Daily
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused Oklahoma City’s petition for a hearing in the City’s efforts to have a ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals on a panhandling ordinance reversed. That ruling, a victory for plaintiffs including
Oklahoma House Bill 2565 narrows the definition of neglect, making it easier for parents to send their children out to play without worry that they will be charged with a crime. Read the bill here. Opinion piece in The Oklahoman
“House Bill 2272 would put a temporary limit on the number of medical marijuana business licenses for dispensaries, growers and processors in the state.” KGOU Article by Katelyn Howard. Read HB2272 here. Photo by Matthew Brodeur on Unsplash. Join the OKLP and
On this, the 15th day of November, in the year 2020: WHEREAS, 2020 was a Presidential year, with Jo Jorgensen as the Libertarian Party candidate for this position, and, WHEREAS, 2020 also gave all Oklahomans a full slate of Libertarian
“The Canadian County Libertarian Party is collecting signatures on a petition in an effort to let voters decide if liquor sales should be allowed on Sundays. […] The proposed measures include allowing liquor stores to sell alcohol on Sundays and
On Aug. 31st the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in McCraw, et al. v. City of Oklahoma City, upholding free speech by overturning a city ordinance that banned people from standing in medians of
“The City Council voted Tuesday night on a resolution that encourages the use of face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Notice from The City of Bethany. Photo by Megan Rossman.
“The council voted 6-1 in favor of the action, with Ward 1 Councilman Chad Williams voicing the only opposition, despite the public comment portion of the meeting being predominantly residents speaking against any such mandate.” Article by Ryan Horton. Image
“The justices ruled 5-4, declaring that Congress never diminished or disestablished the land as a reservation.” Article by Brooklyn Wayland and Nina Golgowski
A peaceful pro-Second Amendment walk from the Ralph Ellison Memorial Library to the Governor’s mansion is scheduled for 2pm on Saturday, June 20th, ahead of President Trump’s rally in Tulsa. “The demonstration […] is intended to bring attention to the
“In a period of less than 72 hours, National Guard units in 15 states and the District of Columbia mobilized over 7,000 troops in response to protests and demonstrations across America, the largest deployment of military forces in what are
“This week, Jo Jorgensen, a psychology lecturer at Clemson University, won the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination.” Article by John Stossel.
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