Quote of the Day 10/3/2016

“If you can go out and gather over 65,000 signatures with virtually an unpaid signature-gathering effort, then you’re on to something. You’ve seized the zeitgeist. We knew it was a matter of time before Oklahoma began to put some rationality into our drug laws, but what we’re seeing now is it’s very likely to happen a lot sooner than any of us thought whether it’s with this ballot question or another.”

-ACLU Executive Director Ryan Kiesel, speaking about a petition to legalize medical marijuana in Oklahoma that has qualified to be placed on the ballot in a future election (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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