TAFT, Okla. — Governor Stitt greeted 70 commuted inmates outside the gates of Dr. Eddie Warrior Correctional Center, an all-women's prison, on Monday.
This comes just days after a state panel approved the release of more than 400 inmates, and the commutation of more than 500.
Governor Stitt joined state and community partners to greet the women, whose sentences have been commuted by the governor.
The governor, department of corrections director Scott Crow, and numerous non-profits addressed the newly commuted women as they leave their past behind and exit the prison.
This is the largest mass commutation in U.S. history.
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