April 4, 2008
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ion, the proponents of the deceptively named Oklahoma Civil Rights Initiative ask to withdraw their own measure, stating that they "do not want to waste... taxpayer money on [the initiative] when Movants are reasonably certain that it will fail to garner the requisite number of signatures." Signatures submitted in support of the initiative were called into doubt by the Secretary of State and were under scrutiny by the ACLU and NAACP Legal Defense Fund, representing a coalition of Oklahoma citizens that expressed concern over the OCRI's deceptive practices.