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Families of Murder Victims Key to Victory in Repeal of Death Penalty in Connecticut

Amnesty International | Posted 06.23.2012 | Impact
Amnesty International

These spouses, siblings, and parents told legislators that exacting revenge would not help them heal, nor end their pain. They were adamant that countering one murder with a state-sanctioned killing would prolong and exacerbate their suffering.

Petit Family Slaying Suspects Trying To Avoid Death Penalty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Attorneys for two men charged with a deadly 2007 home invasion in Connecticut say their clients have repeatedly offered to p...