“Victims can be taken to court over and over, sometimes over a period of years,” Peery said. “The right to a speedy trial doesn’t happen for victims. … The process of the court just re-traumatizes victims.”
House Bill 1123 would enhance trespassing laws, and House Bill 2128 would hold protesters and individuals or entities that financially aid them liable for property damage.
A proposed state question might help relieve some of the pressure on Oklahoma’s prison system, but not everyone is for it.
Oklahoma lawmakers recently jumped at the chance to change a hazy law after a public court ruling went viral.
Despite raging debate from state officials, the outcome of State Question 777 rests in the hands of voters.