Why does #MyMuslimVote Matter?

Why does #MyMuslimVote Matter?

This Friday is National Muslim Voter Registration Day! CAIR Oklahoma is partnering with My Muslim Vote to register people to vote before and after Jumah prayer at Islamic Centers across Oklahoma! But why care? Why register? Why vote if not for the fun sticker? Most...
Incarceration, Religion & Redemption: The Plight of Incarcerated Muslims

Incarceration, Religion & Redemption: The Plight of Incarcerated Muslims

By Kale Parker, a summer 2023 intern with CAIR Oklahoma. Kale is in his last year of law school at the University of Oklahoma College of Law.  “Religious freedom in prison” is an oxymoronic phrase. The central idea of a prison is that it denies freedom to those who...
Tribal Compacts and Government Dysfunction

Tribal Compacts and Government Dysfunction

By Timothy Gunsaulis, a summer 2023 intern with CAIR Oklahoma. A senior at Oklahoma State University (OSU) in Stillwater, Oklahoma Tim is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Spanish.  Over the past few months, a drama has been unfolding between Governor...
The State of the City: As OKC Grows, Who Is Left Behind?

The State of the City: As OKC Grows, Who Is Left Behind?

Much like the State of the Union given by the President or the State of the State presented by our governor earlier this year, cities also host a “state of the city” address. These addresses serve to update residents on the status of the state (or city) and inspire...
Interim Studies: What We Are Watching

Interim Studies: What We Are Watching

Interim Studies 2023 Where We Work and What to Watch With the first part of the regular session of the Oklahoma Legislature ending in May, the work is far from over. Another special session is on the horizon, and a flurry of interim studies have been requested....
The Inequalities of Eviction in Oklahoma

The Inequalities of Eviction in Oklahoma

Eviction in Oklahoma For many, the term eviction may seem like a fear-filled word that suggests pictures of chaos and pain. While the outcome can often match this imagery, the entire process is even more complicated and stressful. It is also a situation that could be...