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New Oklahoma Resolution Announced

Dec 16, 2015 Comments Off on New Oklahoma Resolution Announced chrisbliss

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 chrisbliss

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 chrisbliss

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 chrisbliss

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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Bringing The Bill of Rights To All 50 State Capitols

Apr 18, 2015 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Our Matching Fund Endowment is a historic effort to bring monumental displays of the Bill of Rights to all 50 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 impressionable young Americans, ...

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“Let Freedom Laugh!” Debuts On AXSTV

Apr 15, 2015 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

 "LET FREEDOM LAUGH! - The Bill of Rights Comedy Concert" debuts on AXSTV on April 16th at 10 PM eastern, 7 PM pacific.  The concert and special were produced by MyBillofRights.org to raise awareness about our new Matching Fund Endowment.

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Another Unforgettable Evening!

Mar 3, 2015 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

A sold out crowd at Washington D.C.'s Warner Theatre was treated to another memorable evening of great stand-up comedy with "LET FREEDOM LAUGH" - The Bill of Rights Comedy Concert. Starring Lewis Black along with legends Dick Gregory and Tom Smothers, the concert also featured rising stars Cristela Alonzo, Ahmed Ahmed and John Fugelsang. ...

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Oklahoma Authorization Put On Hold

May 30, 2014 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Due to a moratorium by the Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission on any projects on the Capitol grounds until the legal proceedings and controversy surrounding the 10 Commandments monument are resolved the sponsors of SB 1159, which would authorize a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Capitol, have decided to not pursue ...

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Five Years In A Row!

May 7, 2014 Comments Off on Five Years In A Row! chrisbliss

MyBillofRights.org has received our fifth consecutive annual grant from Newman's Own Foundation.* The funds will be used for general operating expenses as well as outreach for our new effort at the Oklahoma Capitol.   We are proud and gratified to have the continuing support of this outstanding organization.   *About Newman's Own Foundation Paul Newman was committed to helping ...

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Oklahoma Senate Approves SB 1159

Mar 1, 2014 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

After outreach from MyBillofRights.org and with the sponsorship of State Senator Patrick Anderson (R-Enid) the Oklahoma State Senate unanimously passed SB 1159 authorizing a privately funded monument of the Bill of Rights at the Oklahoma State Capitol. The measure will now be considered by the Oklahoma House.

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