More than 1,000 people took to the lawn
outside the state Capitol for a tea party rally as speakers lashed
out at a federal government they say is trampling on the individual
liberties of citizens.
Waving flags that read "Don't Tread on Me" and holding signs
criticizing federal spending, the group packed the north lawn
Between speakers, organizers offered prayers and played
Conservative Oklahoma City radio host Mark Shannon urged the
group to harness their energy into making a difference in
More tea party rallies are scheduled for Thursday in Oklahoma
City and Tulsa.