Quote of the Day 7/25/2014

“It’s really critical, and it’s hard to put a value on it. The doctors so often in abuse and neglect cases are able to look at the physical evidence, the injuries being presented, and be able from a medical perspective to determine whether the explanation going along with those injuries are even medically possible.”

-Gayland Gieger, an Oklahoma County assistant district attorney, speaking about a team of child abuse medical experts that is being disbanded due to lack of funding. It would cost $300,000 to pay for the amount of work the child protection team provides throughout Oklahoma, but the team receives just $23,000 from state appropriations (Source: http://bit.ly/1rhCwSW)


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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