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Oklahoma Monument Fund Established

Apr 30, 2017 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

A dedicated fund has been established for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Oklahoma Capitol, following on the heels of the Capitol Preservation Commission's approval of a prime site by the East entrance to the Capitol. The account, at Oklahoma's BancFirst, will be administered by the Oklahoma Project Committee. To contribute please send ...

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Oklahoma Approves Prime Site At Capitol

Apr 28, 2017 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission has approved a prime location just across from the East entrance to the Capitol as the future site of the Bill of Rights Monument at the Oklahoma Capitol. The site was first suggested by State Capitol Restoration Project Manager Trait Thompson, and subsequently won the support of Dan Ross, Capitol Assets ...

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Governor Fallin Signs Bill of Rights Monument Authorization

Apr 14, 2016 No Comments ›› chrisbliss

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed SB 14, the bill authorizing placement of a privately-funded monument of the Bill of Rights on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol. 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 Gary ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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