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Muscogee Nation tells Supreme Court: Oklahoma exaggerated McGirt's impact in bid to overturn ruling
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Muscogee Nation tells Supreme Court: Oklahoma exaggerated McGirt's impact in bid to overturn ruling

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The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals made the ruling in a case involving Jeremy Lawhorn, 39, a Cherokee Nation citizen charged with lewd or indecent acts to a child under 16.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Since August, Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor has filed more than two dozen petitions asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse its 2020 decision recognizing the Muscogee reservation, claiming that it has caused “chaos affecting every corner of daily life in Oklahoma.”

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Gov. Kevin Stitt ended the "McGirt v. Oklahoma Community Forum" roughly an hour earlier than planned July 13, descending from the podium to jeers and chants of "Shame on you" due to audience members' belief that prosecutors disrespected tribal sovereignty.

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