Let’s say you are an avid follower of Oklahoma politics but fell and hit your head when leaving the Capitol tunnel after Gov. Mary Fallin’s State of the State Address on Feb. 6. Let’s say the fall knocked you into a coma. More than four months later, you emerged from unconsciousness with questions burning in…
“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.