Oklahoma senator pledges to abolish state’s death penalty

In observance of a worldwide movement Wednesday to end executions, the Oklahoma Conference of Churches and Sen. Constance Johnson pledged to end the death penalty.

BY MEGAN ROLLAND Published: October 11, 2012
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Sen. Constance Johnson’s told a gathering of religious leaders at the state Capitol that she had a decision to make when her brother was slain in 1981 on the Langston University campus.

“Before I could go...

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