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Governor halts death row executions in California

March 13, 2019
Gov. Gavin Newsom called the death penalty "a failure" that "has discriminated against defendants who are mentally ill, black, brown, or can't afford legal representation."  Wednesday Newsom placed a moratorium on California's executions . (Mar 13)
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Gov. Gavin Newsom called the death penalty "a failure" that "has discriminated against defendants who are mentally ill, black, brown, or can't afford legal representation." Wednesday Newsom placed a moratorium on California's executions . (Mar 13)