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Tag Archives: Oklahoma

Julius Jones Execution Scheduled For Thursday

Julius Jones

The execution date for death row inmate Julius Jones is on Thursday, and the clock is ticking for Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt’s decision on whether to grant him clemency. The governor has one more full day to make a decision. He will either approve or deny the recommendation from the …

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Biden Commemorates 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Biden In Tulsa, Oklahoma

President Joe Biden was in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Tuesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Biden is the first sitting U.S. President to visit Tulsa and mark the anniversary of the tragic events that occurred 100 years ago. The president gave a very public acknowledgment …

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House Narrowly Passes $1.9 Billion Capitol Security Bill

In a 213-212 vote with three voting present, the House of Representatives passed a $1.9 billion bill on Thursday to increase security at the United States Capitol. The bill will fund security across the Capitol grounds, bolster protections, and increase preparedness for lawmakers, district offices, and the Capitol Police force. …

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Oklahoma Bill Protects Drivers Who Kill Or Hurt Rioters

Oklahoma Republican Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law that protects drivers who unintentionally kill or injure people who were participating in riots. According to NBC News, the legislation also makes it a misdemeanor to obstruct a roadway or impede vehicular traffic, punishable by up to a year in prison …

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Republican Lawmakers Are Passing Bills That Target Protestors

Republican legislators are introducing laws that target protestors. According to Truthout, Republicans have introduced 81 bills in 34 states aimed at protestors. On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-protest bill into law. Chris Sprowls, speaker of the Florida House, doesn’t want future protests to get out of hand …

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13 State AGs Sue Biden Administration Over Covid Relief Bill

13 Republican state attorneys general are suing the Biden administration over a provision in the $1.9 trillion relief bill. The provision prohibits states from using federal aid to offset tax cuts. “Never before has the federal government attempted such a complete takeover of state finances,” Patrick Morrisey, West Virginia Attorney …

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