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Oklahoma activist launches referendum on anti-protest bill


April 25, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma leader of the Young Democrats of America said Monday he's launching a veto referendum on a bill signed by Oklahoma's governor that seeks to crack down on protesters by increasing penalties for blocking roadways and granting immunity to motorists who kill or injure rioters.

Joshua Harris-Till, a Democratic activist and president of the Young Democrats of America, said he filed paperwork to start the referendum process. If he gathers about 60,000 signatures in 90 days, the question would be placed on the ballot for voters to decide.

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