Connecticut Repeals Death Penalty

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed the state's death penalty repeal bill into law today, but the new law will not affect the 11 convicted killers already on death row including the two men who killed the wife and daughters of Dr. William Petit. The bill signing made Connecticut the 17th state to abolish the death penalty. "This afternoon I signed legislation that will, effective today, replace the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of release as the highest form of...Full Story
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