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Constitutional Freedom
Event Video: Religion and America

February 20, 2018 - 3:33pm CST

American government sits on a foundation that includes, prominently, the Bible. In fact, no book was more referenced by the leading American Founders. In many homes of the time, the Bible was the only book. Children learned from it, adults read it, and public discourse was full of references or allu... READ MORE

Three Important Judicial Reforms

January 30, 2018 - 11:05am CST

Oklahoma’s Supreme Court district boundaries have not changed since the 1960s. While people have moved around, those lines have stayed the same for half a century. This isn’t merely unfair—it also hurts the quality of our judiciary for basic reasons described by James Madison. In "The Federalist Pa... READ MORE

Two Reforms for TSET

January 30, 2018 - 10:47am CST

By Trent England He approaches you on the sidewalk and asks for money. He does look a little disheveled, maybe down on his luck, but something catches your eye. In the cart behind him is a cashbox with its lid partly open. In fact, the lid can’t close because it’s packed to overflowing with twenty-... READ MORE

Enact Criminal-Justice Reform

January 29, 2018 - 4:07pm CST

Thailand is a third-world country notorious for human rights abuses and a corrupt criminal justice system. So it should not come as a surprise to learn Thailand puts more women behind bars per capita than any nation on earth. Oklahoma, however, incarcerates women at double the rate of Thailand. Our... READ MORE

Know the Facts on SQ 640

January 29, 2018 - 3:59pm CST

By Jonathan Small Some Oklahoma lawmakers are looking to wage war against SQ 640, claiming it confines government by making any revenue-raising measures impossible to pass. But that’s not true. If you want to regulate speech, you belittle the First Amendment. If you want to confiscate guns, you vi... READ MORE

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