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Oklahoma women’s organization adopts resolution opposing State Question 776

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Recently, the Oklahoma Federation of Democratic Women’s Clubs adopted a resolution opposing State Question 776 that would include the death penalty in Oklahoma’s Constitution. The resolution was ratified during the statewide organization’s 51st Annual Convention held on April 28-30 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oklahoma City. Delegates […]

By the numbers, for whom the bells toll: 1 grand jury, (more than) 2 death penalty foes, 3 resignations, 4 months of investigation, and 5 men – including Richard Glossip – on death row

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – After the near-execution of Richard Glossip on September 30, 2015, Attorney General Scott Pruitt — with the agreement of Governor Mary Fallin — sought a 37-day stay of execution while a range of irregularities in the state’s death penalty process were investigated. The stay, approved by the judiciary, […]

Some more time: Richard Glossip’s advocates joyful over stay, critics somewhat muted

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – This week’s decision from the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals provoked joy from Richard E. Glossip’s defenders and advocates trying to prevent his execution, and somewhat muted responses from those who have said he is guilty in the 1997 murder of hotel owner Barry Van Treese. Former […]

Nebraska abolishes capital punishment, Oklahoma opponents of penalty cheer

By Patrick B. McGuigan Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The Nebraska Legislature has abolished capital punishment, overriding a gubernatorial veto to do so. “Nebraska’s experience abolishing the death penalty this week is a testament to the legislative process — in short, it works,” said Connie Johnson, chair of the Oklahoma Coalition Against the Death Penalty (OK-CADP). […]

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