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Newman’s Own Foundation Continues Their Support

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

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 ›› Chris Bliss

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 ›› Chris Bliss

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 ›› Chris Bliss

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 Chris Bliss

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 Chris Bliss

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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New Oklahoma Resolution Announced

Dec 16, 2015 Comments Off on New Oklahoma Resolution Announced Chris Bliss

As a result of our outreach, State Senators Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) and John Sparks (D-Norman) announced they will co-sponsor SB14, a resolution authorizing a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma Capitol, which they will introduce at the beginning of the 2016 legislative session. The announcement and followup news conference with both ...

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Happy Bill of Rights Day

Dec 15, 2015 Comments Off on Happy Bill of Rights Day Chris Bliss

December 15th is Bill of Rights Day, the 224th anniversary of the most successful assertion of individual rights and liberties ever written. The date is as obscure as it should be celebrated. If you watched the news this morning, they were more likely highlighting National Cupcake Day. But it’s also one of the most important ...

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Alabama To Consider Authorizing Resolution

Nov 15, 2015 Comments Off on Alabama To Consider Authorizing Resolution Chris Bliss

We are pleased to announce that State Senator Cam Ward (R-Birmingham) has offered to be the lead sponsor of a resolution in the 2016 legislative session that will authorize a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Alabama Capitol in Montgomery. Senator Ward told MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss that he is ...

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Our Sixth Annual Grant From NOF

Jun 10, 2015 Comments Off on Our Sixth Annual Grant From NOF Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org has received a sixth annual grant from Newman's Own Foundation.* The funds will be used for general operating expenses and to follow up on the increased interest in our mission generated by the Bill of Rights Comedy Concert.   We are proud and gratified to have the continuing support of this outstanding organization. ...

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