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Jonathan Small statement on ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ court decision

  OCPAThink.org   Responding to Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in McGirt v. Oklahoma, Jonathan Small, president of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, issued the following statement: “This week’s Court ruling reminds us that, in times like we’re living in today, it’s more important than ever that we all remain united for Oklahoma. “The […]

Attorney General Mike Hunter joins major Oklahoma tribal nations to comment on ‘McGirt’ decision

Staff Report The office of Attorney General Mike Hunter joined with the Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole Nations to release a joint statement Thursday (July 9) after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against the state in the ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ case. The five tribes and Hunter’s office said the governments “have made […]

COMMENTARY: In the search for justice, the job of advocates is to advocate

By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In news parlance, state Attorney General Mike Hunter “drove the news cycle” on Monday, July 6. In a passionate presentation, he pulled together (with backing materials for reporters and to the public) the government’s case against Julius Jones — who was sent to Oklahoma’s death row […]

U.S. Supreme Court Rules for School Choice and Religious Liberty, Cites Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter’s Brief

The City Sentinel Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter today (June 30) commended the U.S. Supreme Court for reversing a Montana Supreme Court decision that held Montana’s school-choice scholarship program had to be eliminated because it allowed parents and their children the option of using scholarships at private religious schools. The First […]

COMMENTARY: Saving Julius Jones: A time for truth, and a time for wisdom

  By Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher of The City Sentinel Thursday, June 11, 2020   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma state Pardon and Parole Board is asking Attorney General Mike Hunter whether or not they have the authority to consider requests for commutation of sentences imposed on death row inmates in our state. Those […]

Attorney General Mike Hunter comments following oral arguments in ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ at the U.S. Supreme Court

The City Sentinel Staff Report   Attorney General Mike Hunter today (Monday, May 11) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ case. “On behalf of the state of Oklahoma, I want to thank the U.S. Supreme Court justices for the time and attention given to […]

Attorneys challenge Oklahoma’s proposed return to “risky and incomplete” lethal injection protocol

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Attorneys for Oklahoma death row prisoners have filed a Motion to Reopen the prisoners’ lethal injection protocol lawsuit, which was administratively closed in 2015 pursuant to a Joint Stipulation between the prisoners and the state. On February 13, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt, Attorney General […]

Oklahoma to resume state killings after acquiring same lethal injection drugs used in botched executions

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – State officials announced today, (Feb. 13), that Oklahoma would resume executions with an “updated version” of the lethal injection drugs used in past botched executions in Oklahoma. A press conference was held by Attorney General Mike Hunter Thursday morning accompanied by Gov. Kevin Stitt, […]

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