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Former Oklahoma governor criticizes anti-protest bill


April 30, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry said Friday he is throwing his support behind an effort to reject a recently signed bill that seeks to crack down on protesters.

The former two-term Democrat described the bill as ill-conceived and dangerous and said he supports a citizen-led signature gathering effort to veto it.

"The language of this knee-jerk new law is vague and dangerous, and it potentially places peaceful protesters in harm's way when they are merely exercising their First Amendment rights and seeking to call attention to an injustice," Henry said in a statement....

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