Sunday, January 29, 2012

Program and Bill numbers -- Protecting Religion from Itself

Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Oklahoma City Chapter

Third Annual Legislative Preview
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Senate Chamber, Oklahoma Capitol Building
2300 N. Lincoln
10:00am to 12:00pm

Protecting Religion From Itself

James Nimmo, communications chair
Overview of Thomas Jefferson's
Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, 1786

John Loghry, chapter president


Dr. Victor Hutchison
George Lynn Cross Research Professor, University of Oklahoma, retired
SB 1742, Oklahoma Science Education Act, Sen. Brecheen
HB 1001, Religious Viewpoints Anti-discrimination Act, Rep. Reynolds

Aimee Breeze, chapter secretary
additional comments on SB 1742 and HB 1001

Damion Reinhardt, chapter treasurer
SJR 23, Constitutional Amendment repealing Article II, sec. 5, relating to the use of public money or property for sectarian purposes, Sen. Anderson
HJR 1081, Constitutional Amendment repealing Article II, sec. 5 of the Oklahoma Constitution, Rep. Nelson
SB 1266, Income tax, providing deductions for certain full-time students, Sen. Sparks
explanation of Blaine Amendments

Mike Fuller, immediate past president
SB 1433, Unborn children, creating the Personhood Act, Sen. Crain and Billy
SB 1692, Prohibiting the State from funding or contracting with entities that perform abortions, Sen. Sykes
HJR 1067, Prohibiting intentional killing of any innocent person, Rep. Reynolds

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