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Mary Fallin

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  • Oklahoma approves ban on second-trimester abortion method

    Oklahoma would ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure that critics describe as dismembering a fetus under a measure that lawmakers overwhelmingly approved Wednesday, a day after Kansas became the first state to prohibit the same procedure....
  • Fallin signs bill banning payroll deduction for union dues

    School districts will no longer be able to deduct union dues from Oklahoma teachers' paychecks under a bill Gov. Mary Fallin signed into law on Thursday despite objections from educators who say they're being unfairly targeted. Because the bill only...
  • Fallin signs Oklahoma prescription drug database bill

    Doctors in Oklahoma will be required to check a prescription drug database before prescribing certain addictive drugs under a bill signed into law on Tuesday by Gov. Mary Fallin. After the Senate voted 35-10 for the bill, Fallin held a hastily called...
  • Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

    Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug

    Oklahoma executions on hold as US Supreme Court reviews drug
    Executions are on hold in Oklahoma after the U.S. Supreme Court said Wednesday that the state cannot perform executions using a specific drug while the justices consider a challenge over whether the sedative ensures prisoners won't suffer. Both the...
  • Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills

    Gay rights groups denounce Oklahoma bills
    Gay rights supporters say Oklahoma is at the forefront of a wave of anti-gay legislation that is unfairly discriminatory and they plan to launch a campaign to oppose more than a dozen bills introduced for the session that begins next week. Some measures...
  • Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections

    Supreme Court accepts case on cruelty of lethal injections
    The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will review the drug protocol increasingly used in executions across the country to determine whether the procedure violates the constitutional ban on cruel and unusual punishment. It is the court's first...
  • 'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution

    'My body is on fire,' Oklahoma killer claims during execution
    Oklahoma executed a death row inmate Thursday in its first lethal injection since a botched one last spring, and it carried out the punishment with a three-drug method that Florida used for an execution the same night. Charles Frederick Warner's...
  • Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched

    Oklahoma halts double execution after one is botched
    A controversial double execution in Oklahoma was scrubbed Tuesday night after the first inmate to receive an experimental three-drug cocktail writhed and grimaced on the gurney, struggled to lift his head and died of a heart attack more than 40 minutes...
  • Oklahoma: Witness recounts horror of botched execution

    Oklahoma: Witness recounts horror of botched execution
    The lawyer watched in horror this week as an Oklahoma inmate he had come to know died a violent death during a botched execution. The execution of Clayton Lockett on Tuesday was the first his attorney, Denver lawyer Dean Sanderford, 35, had ever...