Despite NH Loss, Support Growing for Death Penalty Repeal

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The lethal injection room at San Quentin State Prison in California. Photo by CACorrections

A majority of lawmakers in New Hampshire voted on Thursday in support of abolishing the death penalty, but fell two votes shy of overriding Governor Chris Sununu's veto of a repeal bill. Despite the outcome, observers and abolitionists say support for the cause is at a new high in the state, and continues to gain traction around the country . . .

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