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Quinn Death Penalty

Republicans Discuss Reinstating Illinois Death Penalty

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — For a mother who lost her son to violence, Illinois' decision to abolish the death penalty is a betrayal. But to a father wh...

Illinois Death Penalty Abolished, Death Row Cleared

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — After two decades of debate about the risk of executing an innocent person, Illinois abolished the death penalty Wednesday, ...

Obama Weighs In On Illinois Death Penalty Ban

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Governor Pat Quinn said Monday that he will take action on a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Illinois this week, though he has not said w...

Quinn Considers Bill That Would Ban Death Penalty

AP | DEANNA BELLANDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Nearly a decade after a former governor dramatically cleared the state's death row, Gov. Pat Quinn will return Illinois to the center ...