Democracy Now: Connecticut Abolishes Death Penalty for Future Cases


Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed into law a state measure abolishing the death penalty. Connecticut becomes the 17th state overall and the fifth in five years to end capital punishment, but the change would only apply to future cases. The 11 prisoners currently on death row in Connecticut will still face death.

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~ by wheresthemic on April 26, 2012.

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