California halts death penalty executions

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on the death penalty Wednesday, halting more than 700 executions in the state.
0:30 | 03/13/19

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In the irony of this we are following breaking news from California the governor there is imposing a moratorium on the death penalty. The state which has the largest number of people on death row hasn't executed anyone since 2006. Governor Gavin Newsom will be explaining the moratorium later on today. Running the mechanism of death. Whether it's the prisons rather live the death row itself. Whether it's the legal formalities. That are there it's wildly expensive.

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