Oklahoma

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Democratic lawmakers and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) workers are mobilizing against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt after a judge on Thursday ordered the release of thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies—raising questions about whether the EPA nominee engaged in corruption. In response to the order,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Oklahoma House Public Health Committee on Tuesday advanced a bill that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An Oklahoma lawmaker who has authored an extreme anti-abortion bill to be...

Further

In the wake of Oklahoma's mangled killing of Clayton Lockett, John Oliver took on the death penalty on his show Last Week Tonight . Among the hard questions he asks: Should this be allowed in a civilized society, and why is a comedy show talking about this? "It costs up to 10 times more to give someone the death penalty than life in prison. So what we know now is the death penalty is expensive, potentially kills innocent people, and doesn't deter crime. And here is where it gets hard..."

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