Sources:
Death Penalty Information Center
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund

Nebraska just ditched its death penalty.

A bipartisan contingent of state lawmakers on Wednesday (May 27) narrowly overrode the governor’s veto of a bill passed the previous week to repeal the state’s longstanding death …read more

Source: The Lowdown

America’s Growing Death Penalty Divide [Interactive Map] 1 June,2015Matthew Green

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