50 percent

Percentage of women killed by men in Oklahoma who were wives, common-law wives, ex-wives, or girlfriends of the offenders, 2013.

Source: Violence Policy Center


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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