Oklahoma AG says state moving forward with execution plans
AP - April 27, 2017 1:24 pm
Mike Hunter said Wednesday that while he respects the independent work of the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission, he “respectfully disagrees” with the panel’s findings. The commission suggested a moratorium be extended while “systemic flaws” in the death penalty system are addressed.
Hunter says he believes Oklahoma voters sent a clear message in November when they approved with 66 percent of the vote a state question to enshrine the death penalty in the constitution.
He says his office is working with prison officials and hopes to publicly release the new protocols soon.