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Oklahoma Prisons Chief Releases Timeline Of Botched Execution

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times After a botched execution this week brought national condemnation, the head of Oklahoma’s prisons called Thursday for a suspension of all executions in the state until its capital punishment policies could be reviewed. Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton also revealed that inmate Clayton Lockett, whose death occurred over 43 […]

May 2, 2014

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

In a move that fits seamlessly into the GOP’s War on the War on Poverty, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin (R) has signed a bill into law that prohibits cities in the state from establishing mandatory minimum wages or vacation and sick-day requirements. The new law’s proponents claim that such a ban is necessary for economic homogeneity across […]

April 15, 2014