Drug Cases Behind OK’s Female Incarceration Record

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More than 3,000 women are serving time in Oklahoma, which for 25 years has led the nation in locking up women. The state imprisons 151 out of every 100,000 women, says the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics – more than double the national rate. The Frontier and Reveal, of the Center for Investigative Reporting, spent more than a year unearthing the causes. The reporting included . . .

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