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A Smarter Approach to Public Safety: Yes on 780 and 781

By Kris Steele We have a broken criminal justice system. Oklahoma has the highest incarceration rate in the country for women and the second-highest overall rate. Oklahomans spend $515 million a year to pay for corrections — a cost that has grown by 172 percent over the past two decades. Our prisons are overcrowded, and […]

Editor’s Notebook: Waiting on Oklahoma DOC, Pro-life measures praised, Fallin sees silver lining, and Spiropoulos speaks out

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Wednesday, June 8, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, the Department of Corrections needs to take certain steps before the muddied picture for capital punishment is clarified one way or the other, a leading pro-lifer praised signing of two pro-life measures this week, and an influential conservative legal […]

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