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Bringing The Bill Of Rights To All 50 State Capitols

Feb 2, 2017 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Our Matching Fund Endowment is a historic effort to celebrate the Bill of Rights in monumental form on the grounds of all fifty State Capitols. We've chosen these locations because almost every school child takes at least one field trip to his or her State Capitol. Completing this unprecedented legacy project will give millions of ...

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Alabama Designates Courtyard For Bill of Rights Monument Site

Sep 14, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

MyBillofRights.org is excited to announce that a prime location has been identified for the Bill of Rights Monument at the the Alabama Capitol. The courtyard on the east side of the Capitol, between the south wing and the south terrace, was chosen after reviews by the Alabama Historical Commission, the Building Commission and the Services ...

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Governor Fallin Signs Bill of Rights Monument Authorization

Apr 14, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed SB 14, the bill authorizing placement of a privately-funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, earlier today. The legislation was modeled after MyBillofRights.org's Arizona and Texas authorizations, and was co-sponsored by Senators Anderson (R-Enid) and Sparks (D-Norman) in the Senate and Majority Whip ...

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Oklahoma House Passes Bill Of Rights Monument Authorization

Apr 7, 2016 Comments Off on Oklahoma House Passes Bill Of Rights Monument Authorization chrisbliss

The Oklahoma House today unanimously passed SB 14, MyBillofRights.org's initiative to authorize a privately-funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol. Our special thanks and appreciation for the leadership of Rep. Gary Banz (R-District 101), who has been a supporter of the monument proposal from when it was first ...

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Newman’s Own Foundation Continues Their Support

Mar 10, 2016 Comments Off on Newman’s Own Foundation Continues Their Support chrisbliss

Newman's Own Foundation has continued their support of MyBillofRights.org with a 7th consecutive annual grant, which will be used to support our efforts in Alabama and Oklahoma. We remain proud and grateful to have the ongoing support of this outstanding organization.   *About Newman's Own Foundation Paul Newman was committed to helping make the world a better place. ...

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SJR 9 signed into law by Governor Bentley

Feb 29, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Senate Joint Resolution 9, which authorizes a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Alabama Capitol in Montgomery, has been signed into law by Governor Bentley. Thanks to the leadership of Senator Cam Ward in the Senate and Representative Arnold Mooney in the House, with additional support from Representative Thad ...

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Oklahoma Senate Bill 14 passes 46-0

Feb 16, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

SB 14, which authorizes a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma Capitol, has unanimously passed the Oklahoma Senate. The vote of 46-0. Co-sponsored by Senator Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and Senator John Sparks (D-Norman), SB 14 is the first bill to pass the Oklahoma Senate in the 2016 session. It now ...

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SJR 9 Passes Alabama Senate And House

Feb 13, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Senate Joint Resolution 9, authored by Senator Cam Ward (R-Birmingham) and co-sponsored by every member of the Alabama Senate, has passed both the Senate and the House, and now awaits the signature of Governor Bentley. SJR9 authorizes a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Alabama Capitol.     The resolution is the result ...

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Commissioning Guidelines & Standards

Jan 10, 2016 Comments Off on Commissioning Guidelines & Standards chrisbliss

This document details the vision and process for installations commissioned as part of our State Capitols initiative. The guidelines and standards were developed by our design consultants at Kincannon Studios.

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Making News On Bill of Rights Day

Dec 18, 2015 Comments Off on Making News On Bill of Rights Day chrisbliss

Coverage of the Bill of Rights Day news conference at the Oklahoma Capitol, where State Senators Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and John Sparks (D-Norman) announced their bipartisan sponsorship for a resolution authorizing a Bill of Rights Monument at the Capitol.

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