Quote of the Day 10/16/2013

If you positively affect a woman, you positively affect the next three generations. And we have done totally the opposite. Those poor kids that have gotten separated from their mothers and put into foster care … That’s what motivates me, the injustices.

-Norma Sapp, an activist who has worked for decades to reform Oklahoma’s marijuana laws that contribute to the state having the highest female incarceration rate in the world (Source: http://bit.ly/196SPKJ).


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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