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Groups: Abolish the Death Penalty

Diaries published: 10 (779 days since last diary on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:17 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 46 (779 days since last comment on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:17 PM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 265

Total Comment Ratings: 195

Most Recommended Diary: Repeal of Death Penalty in Illinois One Big Step Closer, 73 comments, 137 recommends

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Satirist Stephen Colbert called the death penalty "as American as killing someone with an apple pie," but jokes like that might not work much longer. America's death penalty appears to be crumbling ...
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:17 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The Maryland State Senate today voted 27-20 on legislation that would end the state's death penalty. The House is widely expected to pass the legislation by a significant margin, which will make ...
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 11:27 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Last week Maryland's Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted 6-5 to pass legislation repealing the death penalty. This committee had long been the biggest obstacle to repeal. Next up to vote ...
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 08:58 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed legislation repealing the death penalty today, making Connecticut the fifth state to do so in five years.
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Apr 25, 2012 at 01:30 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Connecticut is on the verge. Last week the Joint Judiciary Committee voted 24 to 19 on legislation to repeal the state's death penalty. Next up is the Senate floor vote - and that vote could vote as ...
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 29, 2012 at 08:53 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Last night the Connecticut legislature decided to postpone repealing the death penalty until 2012. That means one more year of failing victims’ families, risking sentencing ...
by EmmaWA
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu May 12, 2011 at 11:14 AM PDT with 5 Recommends

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