Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

Death Penalty Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Nebraska abolishes death penaltyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Chronicle

    Gov. Pete Ricketts speaks during a news conference, accompanied by a group of state senators and other supporters, regarding his veto of a bill passed by the legislature that would repeal the death penalty Tuesday in the Governor's Hearing Room at the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln, Neb. LINCOLN, Neb.

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  2. Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack upRead the original story

    Yesterday | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial... The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened.

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  3. Nebraska abolishes death penalty in landmark override voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Nebraska became the first Republican-dominated state in more than 40 years to abolish capital punishment as legislators overrode the governor's veto of a bill repealing the death penalty. The state's unicameral legislature voted 30-19, the exact number of votes needed to override Republican Governor Pete Ricketts' veto, to replace capital punishment with a term of life without parole.

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  4. EPA plans temporary pesticide restrictions while bees feedRead the original story

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial... The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened.

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  5. A Reader Notes AP's Obit For A Black Murderess Has Less To Say About Her White VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | VDARE

    ... jail, which of course means they let her out after less than 30 years. I am more and more convinced that anti-death penalty activists are evil. See

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  6. Rick Santorum announces second White House runRead the original story

    Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. ...

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  7. Sanders wants Clinton to take stand on trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

    From the witness stand, Christina Blache could finally do what she had most wanted and most feared: She looked for the first time at the man who shot her, who killed her friend, who ravaged so many lives. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment.

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  8. AP Source: Sabres interview ex-Penguins coach Dan BylsmaRead the original story

    Yesterday | NBC29

    Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday over the governor's objections in a move pushed through the Legislature with unusual backing from conservatives who oppose capital punishment for religious, financial... The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened.

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  9. Refusing to Tinker With the Machinery of DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    Nebraska became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty on Wednesday when lawmakers boldly voted 30-19 to override the governor's veto. There are 10 inmates on Nebraska's death row - the 11th died this week - but the state has not executed anyone since 1997 and only recently ordered the drugs necessary to carry out a lethal injection.

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  10. Ex-Bali Nine lawyer to meet on bribe claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... $130,000 to give a prison term of less than 20 years but withdrew the offer on orders from Jakarta to impose a death penalty.

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  11. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    Lincoln - Nebraska has repealed the death penalty following a dramatic vote Wednesday by state lawmakers to override the governor's veto. The high-stakes vote to override the veto of Legislative Bill 268 was 30-19.

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  12. Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slaveryRead the original story

    Yesterday | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will compete on Thursday for more than... Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. ...

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  13. Judging a crook by its coverRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... Tough-on-crime columnist who has never used marijuana and who thinks people who cut in line should receive the death penalty, and that the ensuing electrocution should be administered incorrectly on purpose so as to maximize physical suffering? ...

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  14. Latest on flooding: Child's body found; man's body ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFMB-am

    ... West Cache Creek overflowed and flooded the area in Cache, Okla., Sunday, May 24, 2015. Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment. ...

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  15. Nebraska Repeals Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    In a stunning final vote in the Nebraska Unicameral, the coalition of Republicans and Democrats that oppose the death penalty voted 30-19 to override Governor Pete Ricketts's veto of LB-268 . Thirty votes were required to overturn Mr. Ricketts's veto.

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  16. Nebraska abolishes death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Nebraska on Wednesday became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty, with lawmakers defying their Republican governor, Pete Ricketts, a staunch supporter of capital punishment who had lobbied vigorously against banning it. After more than two hours of emotional speeches at the Capitol in Lincoln, the Legislature, by a 30-to-19 vote that cut across party lines, overrode the governor's veto of a bill repealing the state's death penalty law.

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  17. Reaction to Death Penalty RepealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHGI

    Plenty of people came out to Lincoln Wednesday to witness the historic vote, overriding Governor Pete Ricketts' veto of a death penalty appeal, for themselves. Cheers came from outside the legislative chambers as the votes came in.

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  18. Nebraskans react to lawmakers' repeal of death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KLKN

    , as lawmakers voted to override the Governor's veto of the state's death penalty. "It was a very protracted process. It was very expensive and that's probably a less important consideration over saving a human life and dignity," said "My words ...

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  19. Nebraska lawmakers scrap medical marijuana bill for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... its success. Garrett says senators have been bombarded with criticism about their votes to repeal the death penalty and have to prioritize tough choices. A bill to study a low-potency cannabis derivative for treating seizures passed last week and ...

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  20. Next steps for people in NE on death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    Wednesday's override of the death penalty bill in Nebraska brings to light the question, "What happens to those now on death row?" The three death row prisoners, with Siouxland ties, were all convicted in the 2002 slayings of five people in Norfolk's U.S. Bank branch.

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