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In major report, Death Penalty Review Commission recommends extension of execution moratorium

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY, April 25, 2017  – The Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission issued a unanimous recommendation that the state extend the moratorium on the death penalty which has been in place for more than two years. In a state Capitol press conference, former Governor Brad Henry, commission co-chair, told reporters, “The […]

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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