Wrong Drug Stays Glossip Execution

Oklahoma didn’t have the right lethal drug to carry out the last step of Richard Glossip’s execution. Instead of potassium chloride, which stops the heart, the prison had potassium acetate.

Supreme Court Upholds State’s Execution Method

Oklahoma’s attorney general will now begin the process to set execution dates for three inmates after the U.S. Supreme Court today rejected the inmates’ challenge of the state’s use of a controversial drug in executions.

For Many Women, Road to Prison Is Paved With Trauma

Data obtained by Oklahoma Watch shows that six out of 10 women in prison have mental illness, which is about twice the percentage of men. Women are five times as likely to be suffering from trauma disorders.