Law & Principles

​OCPA Statement on Kavanaugh appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court

After Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, Trent England, Executive Vice President of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), issued the following statement.

October 7, 2018
Law & Principles

Distorting facts to fit a narrative

Politicos in Oklahoma, and across the country, should stop bending the facts to meet their needs.

Jonathan Small
July 27, 2018
Law & Principles

The ethics of work and personal responsibility

OCPA distinguished fellow Andrew Spiropoulos reminds us that FDR compared welfare to a narcotic that saps self-respect and erodes the human spirit.

Andrew C. Spiropoulos
July 26, 2018
Higher Education, Law & Principles

Oklahoma professors push back against campus groupthink, identity politics

Concerned about stifling political correctness and the absence of viewpoint diversity on campus, some Oklahoma professors are speaking out.

Staci Elder Hensley
July 23, 2018
Education, Law & Principles

Politicized schools threaten education

The First Amendment protects all Americans from government officials prodding us to support their pet special interests. But, some Oklahoma school officials seem to reject this idea.

Jonathan Small
July 20, 2018
Law & Principles

The better way to choose judges

President Trump has announced Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee to become the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Trent England
July 10, 2018
Law & Principles

Janus decision casts doubt on Oklahoma law

The Supreme Court of the United States today handed down a landmark decision for freedom of speech and association. Oklahoma policymakers should take note.

Trent England
June 27, 2018