01/14/2011 05:07 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

As Quinn Considers Death Penalty Ban, A Look At His Past Comments

In a press conference Wednesday, Quinn would not announce whether he planned to sign the bill. He said he would "look at [the legislation] very carefully," "follow [his] conscience" and listen to public comments on the issue. He added, perhaps signaling how he was leaning, that he believes in "the legislative process" and will take into account the opinions of the members of the General Assembly.

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