Category Archives: Policy Statements

Open Letter Calling for Removal of Ten Commandments Monument from OK Capitol

The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma, along with the Tulsa Interfaith Alliance, the national Interfaith Alliance, the Oklahoma Center for Community and Justice, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Respect Diversity Foundation, and others issued the following … Continue reading

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Support for Supreme Court Decision Affirming Same-Gender Marriage

          The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance applauds today’s decision by the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges affirming the right of same-gender couples to have their relationships treated, under the law, with the same respect and … Continue reading

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Statement Concerning Actions of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

The following statement was read by our Executive Director at the press conference called by the Say No to Hate Coalition of Tulsa in response to the recent racist incident involving the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of … Continue reading

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Statement in Opposition to Oklahoma HB 1598

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance is deeply disappointed in yesterday’s action by the Children, Youth, and Family Services Committee (Rep Sally Kern, Chair) of the Oklahoma House of Representatives in which they amended and then approved HB 1598 the “Parental and … Continue reading

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Help Make Tulsa a Charter for Compassion City

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance is hoping to partner with the Tulsa Human Rights Commission to identify and develop an implementation strategy resulting in Tulsa becoming a Charter for Compassion City. We have already had one presentation before the Human Rights … Continue reading

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TIA Celebrates Marriage Equality Action

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance joins with countless individuals and couples throughout the state of Oklahoma to celebrate today’s decision by the US Supreme Court that has resulted in same-gender couples being able to legally marry in the state of Oklahoma. … Continue reading

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Letter to Gov Fallin re: National Day of Prayer

April 22, 2014 Dear Governor Fallin, On behalf of the Interfaith Alliance, the Interfaith Alliance of Tulsa and Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma City, organizations committed to defending religious freedom whose members represent more than 75 faith traditions, we are writing … Continue reading

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Personhood Legislation (SB 1848)

April 28, 2014             The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance is deeply concerned by the Oklahoma House passage of an amendment to SB 1848.  The legislation would recognize fertilized human eggs as persons.  Many of the supporters of this legislation quote a … Continue reading

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Faith-based Hospitals Limiting Access to Health Care Options

April 10, 2014 The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance actively supports the right of individuals and groups of individuals to practice their faith as they choose, and readily stands with the people of any faith who are limited in their ability to … Continue reading

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Press Conference Statement re: OK Marriage Equality Lawsuit

The following was read by our Executive Director at the press conference to commemorate the filing of our amicus brief in the Oklahoma Marriage Equality lawsuit on March 17, 2014           We, the members of the Board of Directors for … Continue reading

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