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Court to hold hearing on Oklahoma’s “risky and incomplete” lethal injection protocol used in previous botched executions

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Tuesday, May 5 at 1:30 p.m., a federal district court will hear Glossip, et al., v. Gross, in which attorneys will argue whether the state of Oklahoma provided an incomplete execution protocol on February 13. At that time, state officials announced that it […]

Oklahoma’s execution foes host October 10 event as part of ‘World Day Against the Death Penalty’

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – In coordination with a worldwide effort raising awareness of and in opposition to capital punishment, the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) has scheduled a Monday press conference at the state Capitol. In a press release sent to this reporter and other journalists, Connie Johnson, […]

Oklahoma Grand Jury says Corrections Department ‘failed to do its job,’ in process that was often ‘careless, cavalier’

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – A grand jury investigating the controversial death penalty protocols in Oklahoma has issued a detailed report containing no indictments, but nonetheless amounting to a relentless critique and dissection of the use/misuse of drugs in legal injections. An attorney for Richard Glossip, whose near-execution triggered a cascade of shocking […]

Oklahoma Grand Jury report runs 106 pages, delivering strong criticism of death penalty process

Patrick B. McGuigan, editor The Oklahoma multi-county grand jury, which began studying the state’s controversial death penalty process last year, issued its report today, Thurs, May 19. Staff for Attorney General Scott Pruitt delivered the report in the courtroom of Judge Don Deason. The investigative panel began after Oklahoma Corrections Department officials prepared the lethal […]

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 […]

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