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Rally Asks For Independent Entity To Investigate Oklahoma's Execution Policies

The death chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester.
Oklahoma Department of Corrections

The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty will host a rally in opposition to executions and to support a moratorium on the death penalty in Oklahoma.

The Halt Executions Rally is scheduled for Sunday at the state Capitol South Plaza starting at 2:30 p.m.
 
Coalition co-chair Adam Leathers says the group will hold the rally to call on the citizens of Oklahoma to demand a halt to all executions until the governor accepts responsibility and establishes a truly independent investigation to examine every aspect of every execution in the state.

State Senator Connie Johnson has introduced a resolution in the Senate and Rep. Seneca Scott has authored a similar one in the House to halt all executions in the state for one year.

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