‘Just Say No’ to SQ 820

On March 7, 2023, Oklahoma voters will go to the polls to consider State Question 820, a proposal that would legalize recreational marijuana use in Oklahoma.

The following resources underscore why Oklahomans should vote ‘no’ on SQ 820.

Messenger Insight 23.5 – Why Oklahomans Should Vote No on SQ 820

Hear pastors Kenny Mossman and Jeremy Smith voice concern about the recreational marijuana state question on March 7 in Oklahoma.

Sword & Trowel: Will you show up to vote on March 7?

On Tuesday, March 7, Oklahoma voters face a state question that is not humorous in any way.

We will have the opportunity to go to the polls and reject State Question 820, which would legalize recreational marijuana leading to further disastrous consequences for our state…

Editorial: Resolved to ‘Just Say No’ to SQ 820

On Tuesday, March 7—three months from today—Oklahoma voters will have the opportunity to kick a cultural bad habit to the curb before it starts. To be specific, voters will consider State Question 820, which would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in our state. For a host of reasons, voters should reject SQ 820….

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