Oklahoma

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
This working oil derrick is a unique feature of the Oklahoma State Capitol. (Photo: duggar11/Flickr cc)
"We must fight back against this underhanded ruling," said one Indigenous leader. "In the courts, on the frontlines and in the international courts, life itself is at stake."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"The big news at the Supreme Court today will be Trump's taxes," said Cherokee...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
"May this stand as wakeup call against future mass gatherings/rallies,...

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..."