Quote of the Day | May 13, 2020

“I think it’s a very scary situation. I think it’s a situation that could get out of hand in a heartbeat. The reality is we don’t know exactly what the magnitude of the situation is because we are not engaging in widespread testing within our prison system.”

–Kris Steele, executive director of Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform, speaking about the dangers of COVID-19 in Oklahoma’s prisons at the Tulsa World’s virtual town hall. [Tulsa World]


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