Photos by Joshua Potts

Oklahoma Reacts to Orlando mass shooting

Update below: Gov. Mary Fallin issues Executive Order to fly flags on state buildings at half staff.

Oklahoma Activist stories:

  1. Audio recording of speeches by faith leaders, a state representative and the director of Freedom Oklahoma. Recorded by Oklahoma Activist.
  2. CAIR Oklahoma responds in press release, condemns attack
  3. Oklahoma Democratic Party issues statement

OKC city government lights up symbolic bridge

BREAKING: The City of Oklahoma City is lighting up the Skydance Bridge in rainbow colors in solidarity with those impacted by the tragedy in Orlando and the LGBTQ Community. Thank you OKC! #WeAreOrlando

Posted by Freedom Oklahoma on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Many have asked to see a photo of the Skydance Bridge from last night. The bridge was lit up in rainbow colors in memory…

Posted by City of Oklahoma City – Government on Monday, June 13, 2016

So grateful for this. For those of you outside OKC, inside this tube is our beautiful Myriad Botanical Gardens. It's in the very heart of our downtown.

Posted by John Kalhoefer on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

State Rep. Jason Dunnington (D-88):

https://www.facebook.com/VoteJasonDunnington/posts/520934748117597

Some days evil is so real it's tangible. Watching humanity respond in love and solidarity is the closest thing to actually see God personified. Today, I saw the kingdom of heaven on earth.

Posted by Josiah Potts on Sunday, June 12, 2016

I have been in many settings and heard this Imam condemn acts of violence committed in the name of Islam. I hate that…

Posted by Josiah Potts on Sunday, June 12, 2016

David Blatt:

Proud to stand with hundreds of Tulsans at Club Majestic and the Guthrie Green tonight with sadness, with anger, with defiance and with love.

https://www.facebook.com/andrew.w.griffin/posts/10153598406212401

Good people in Oklahoma send love to Orlando.

Posted by John Kalhoefer on Sunday, June 12, 2016

It's beautiful seeing so many LGBTQ+ allies standing proudly against hate sending love and support to #Orlando.

Posted by Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice on Sunday, June 12, 2016

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We came out to stand In solidarity with #Orlando . We will always stand and fight for love.

Posted by Tamya Cox on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Posted by Adam Soltani on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Freedom Oklahoma is marching 800 people strong in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Orlando. WE ARE UNITED, WE ARE UNAFRAID, and WE ARE PROUD! #WeAreOrlando #TheOklahomaStandard

Posted by Freedom Oklahoma on Sunday, June 12, 2016

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Maybe I appear too skeptical about what I hear from the Mainstream News Media, and perhaps everything that is said is…

Posted by Jeff Key on Sunday, June 12, 2016

I was on another battlefront this evening (shooting film at a prison in Dallas), thank you Troy Stevenson for everything…

Posted by Mark Faulk on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Gov. Mary Fallin:

Oklahoma, U.S. flags on state property will be at half-staff through Thursday in memory of those killed in Orlando. https://www.sos.ok.gov/documents/Executive/1040.pdf

Posted by Governor Mary Fallin on Monday, June 13, 2016

And Troy Stevenson thanks her for that:

THANK YOU, GOVERNOR! I don't get to say this often enough, but thank you Governor Mary Fallin for recognizing the…

Posted by Troy Stevenson on Monday, June 13, 2016