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OKG Newsletter


Topic: execution

LETTERS

Cruel and unusual?


Letters to the Editor

David Slane
Recently, an Oklahoma County district judge ruled the secrecy element of the state’s lethal injection death penalty process was unconstitutional. According to the law, the exact components of the three-drug cocktail used to execute death row inmates are supposed to be confidential. The secrecy has extended to the drug supplier as well as the name of the executioner.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Johnson 'happy to take up the fight' on capital punishment


News

Ben Felder
Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Forest Park, says she is happy to take up the fight against Oklahoma’s use of the death penalty.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

Demise of death penalty?

A botched execution creates a new chapter in the capital punishment debate.


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

VIDEO: Dorman criticizes Fallin’s appointment to lead execution investigation


News

Ben Felder
Rep. Joe Dorman took his first public swipe at his gubernatorial opponent over last week’s botched execution.
“I’m here to demand a true independent investigation into the irregularities surrounding the execution of Clayton Lockett last week,” Dorman, D-Rush Springs, said in a press conference on Thursday at the State Capitol.
 
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Fallin, Queen of Hearts


CFN

Gazette staff

Texas might execute more people in number, but Oklahoma executes more of its own per capita, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. That’s a status Gov. Mary Fallin probably doesn’t want to lose anytime soon. To quote the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland: “Off with their heads!” But this isn’t a children’s story.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
 
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