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Oklahoma County commissioners spike free-speech resolution

 

August 14, 2020



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma County Commissioners on Friday rejected a resolution proposed to restrict free-speech and protest activities on certain county property.

The three-member commission unanimously voted down the proposal at a boisterous meeting at which several citizens directed sharp criticism toward Commissioners Kevin Calvey and Brian Maughan.

The proposal to restrict free-speech activities came after several protests held outside county buildings, including the Oklahoma County Jail.

After the vote, several protesters in the audience began singing, dancing and chanting.

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