Quote of the Day | Aug. 28, 2020

“In Oklahoma we have created a criminal justice system that’s almost entirely based on punishment and retribution. The reality is there’s got to be elements of grace, there’s got to be opportunities for a second chance, there’s got to be a focus on redemption and reconciliation and restoration if we’re ever going to reach our full potential individually and collectively.”

-Kris Steele, director of Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform, speaking about the state’s need for criminal justice reforms [Daily Ardmoreite


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