Governor Mary Fallin
Thousands Of People Are Fighting To Save This Man From Execution
Oklahoma is set to execute Richard Glossip on Wednesday despite his claims of innocence. He is supported by thousands, including Susan Sarandon and Richard Branson, who unsuccessfully asked Gov. Mary Fallin to intervene. [Update: On Wednesday, hours before he was to be executed, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal appeals gave him a two-week stay.]
Judge Who Freed One Imprisoned Battered Woman Will Help Decide Another's Fate
Kenneth Watson, the judge who recently freed a battered woman from a decades-long sentence for failing to protect her children from her violent boyfriend, has just been appointed to Oklahoma's parole board. That means he'll consider the fate of Tondalo Hall, another battered woman who is behind bars.