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Oklahoma AG says state moving forward with execution plans


April 27, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is moving forward with new protocols for executing death row inmates, despite a unanimous recommendation from a bipartisan study group that a moratorium on the death penalty remain in place, the state's new attorney general said Wednesday.

Republican Mike Hunter said while he respects the independent work of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission , he "respectfully disagrees" with the panel's findings.

"We're going to get a handle on the execution process," Hunter said. "There's new management at the (Department of Corrections), and I'm confident they'r...

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