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ANALYSIS – Oklahoma’s largest newspaper recommends “NO” vote on State Question 776

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In the lead editorial for Sunday (October 30), Oklahoma’s largest newspaper has encouraged voters to say “no” to a controversial proposal to enshrine capital punishment within the state constitution. Editorial writers for The Oklahoman asserted State Question 776 would “add provisions to the [state] constitution without any obvious […]

OK-CADP honors World Day Against the Death Penalty and urges no vote on S.Q. 776

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter In recognition of the 14th annual World Day Against the Death Penalty (October 10), the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) hosted a press conference at the state Capitol. “The goal of this year’s World Day observance is to raise awareness around the application of the death […]

COMMENTARY – Oklahoma, executions and democratic choice – Ending the death penalty for our time, and for all time

by Patrick B. McGuigan October 17, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY – A few days ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the state of Oklahoma, requiring further judicial review in the case of a man convicted of killing a mother and her two children. The High Court said state judges erred in allowing the testimony of […]

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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