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11:57 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Oklahoma anti-death penalty group wants commutation

Gary Allen
Oklahoma Department of Corrections

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Members of an anti-death penalty group are asking Gov. Mary Fallin to commute the sentence of Oklahoma death row inmate Garry Allen to life in prison.

Members of the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty met Monday with Fallin's general counsel, Steve Mullins.

Fallin denied clemency for Allen on March 13 and set his execution date for Thursday. The anti-death penalty group wants Fallin to reconsider that decision.

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