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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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“Let Freedom Laugh!” Debuts On AXSTV

Apr 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

 "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 ›› Chris Bliss

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 ›› Chris Bliss

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! Chris Bliss

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 ›› Chris Bliss

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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Actor Gary Sinise Visits The Bill of Rights Monument

Apr 9, 2013 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Academy Award nominee Gary Sinise took time out on a recent visit to Phoenix to visit the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. Sinise met with a class fifth graders at the site, touring the monument and leading an informal class about the importance of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Sinise ...

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Kincannon Studios – Our Design Team

Mar 20, 2013 Comments Off on Kincannon Studios – Our Design Team Chris Bliss

Ultimately our mission’s ability to inspire depends on the vision and integrity of each design. We are truly grateful for the level of commitment and excellence demonstrated by Kincannon Studios of Austin, Texas, who has been our projects consultant, design developer, and sculpture studio since 2005. The team of Joseph and Holly Kincannon is that rare ...

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