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‘Compassionate Tulsa’: Joint Resolution of Mayor, City Council Launches New Human Rights Initiative

Here is a copy of the press release sent out by the City of Tulsa after Monday’s press conference at which City Manager Jim Twombly (on behalf of Mayor Dewey Bartlett, Jr, who was ill) signed the resolution declaring Tulsa … 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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Muslim Lobby Day at the Capitol

As you may have learned in recent press reports, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK), in partnership with other organizations, has organized a day for our Muslim neighbors to visit their legislators at the Capitol and … Continue reading

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Opposition to SB48

The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance wishes to voice its opposition to Senate Bill 48, introduced by Sen. Kyle Loveless (R-Oklahoma City). The bill seeks to provide immunity from liability for school district employees who wish to teach an elective course on … 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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The Role of Faith in Health Care Decisions

September 29, 2014 The Tulsa Interfaith Alliance, in partnership with Phillips Theological Seminary and the Women’s & Gender Studies Department at the University of Tulsa, will be hosting a community forum on Thursday, October 9 at 7pm in the Allen … 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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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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