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ACLU Director to Speak July 10 to the Canadian County Democrats

posted Jun 30, 2012, 3:17 PM by Jody Harlan   [ updated Oct 2, 2016, 9:12 PM ]
EL RENO, Okla. – Ryan Kiesel, the executive director of the ACLU of Oklahoma, will provide a legislative update during his presentation to the Canadian County Democrats on Tuesday, July 10. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis for the free event, which starts at 7 p.m. at Canadian Valley Technology Center, located at 6506 E. Highway 66 between Yukon and El Reno.

Kiesel served three terms in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2004-2010. During his time in the legislature, he held various leadership roles and often led the fight against efforts to curb reproductive rights and trample civil liberties.

In addition to his service in the legislature, Ryan has filled key roles on local, state and national campaigns.  Ryan continues to write and speak on a wide range of political and legal issues, and has been cited by local and national media outlets.

Prior to joining the staff of the ACLU of Oklahoma, Kiesel was in private practice with a law firm in Oklahoma City. Ryan also teaches a seminar, Politics and the Law, as an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma College of law.

Ryan received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Oklahoma and a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Ryan lives in Seminole with his wife Allison and son Oliver. They gladly share their home with three dogs and two cats.

The Canadian County Democrats regularly meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tues. of each month, except December, at Canadian Valley Technology Center.
For more information, call 405-354-3189.