An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.  - Gandhi

OK DOC files another motion to dismiss ACLU First Amendment suit

Tulsa World, By Cary Aspinwall, Thurs. Oct. 23, 2014

Attorneys for the state of Oklahoma filed another motion this week to dismiss a federal lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union that seeks to block the state from further restricting reporters’ First Amendment right to witness executions.

The ACLU of Oklahoma filed the lawsuit in August on behalf of two media outlets (The Guardian and The Oklahoma Observer) in the wake of April’s execution of Clayton Lockett, when officials closed a blind as the lethal injection went awry, preventing witnesses from seeing what happened.

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