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Old 04-25-2012, 09:11 PM   #1789746  /  #1
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Default Connecticut abolishes the death penalty

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-17849177
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:12 PM   #1789750  /  #2
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:13 PM   #1789751  /  #3
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As a pro-lifer, I am against the death penalty!
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:17 PM   #1789757  /  #4
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Hey Super'! November!
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lano...-proposal.html
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:20 PM   #1789761  /  #5
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:20 PM   #1789762  /  #6
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http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lano...-proposal.html
I know!! I will vote to repeal the death penalty!!!
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 PM   #1789767  /  #7
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what is this? 20 down, 30 to go?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:24 PM   #1789770  /  #8
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17 down according to the article
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:28 PM   #1789779  /  #9
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:54 PM   #1789829  /  #10
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So they'll just let murderers roam the streets freely? How stupid.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:59 PM   #1789831  /  #11
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So they'll just let murderers roam the streets freely? How stupid.
They let you roam free....wtf is the difference?
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:00 PM   #1789832  /  #12
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Way to step into the 20th century Connecticut.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:38 PM   #1790630  /  #13
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Connecticut has only carried out one execution in 51 years, in 2005. For all future cases the highest penalty will be life imprisonment without parole.
wow. Texas does like, what? 51 a year?
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:51 PM   #1790643  /  #14
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Remember that GOP-debate where Rick Perry got the biggest applause of the evening for having executed 230-something people? Good times.
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Old 04-26-2012, 06:39 PM   #1790716  /  #15
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IIRC, that was a big part of GWB's victory over Ann Richards (for Texas governor): He promised to make more executions happen.
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