Posts Tagged:10th circuit

John Grant put to death in Oklahoma’s first execution since 2015

John Marion Grant, 60 was executed by lethal injection at 4:21 p.m. Thursday inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. He is the first Oklahoma inmate to be executed since the practice was halted in 2015 after botched lethal injections. The U.S. Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed after Grant and high-profile death row inmate Julius Jones…Read More

Christian leaders united in support of Oklahoma abortion order

Catholic dioceses in Oklahoma joined other Christian leaders on Monday to ask a federal court to let stand a state order halting elective abortions during the pandemic. “Abortion is not an absolute right,” said a friend-of-the-court brief filed April 6 by Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, the Diocese of…Read More