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ILLINOIS DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED
Two Volunteers for Execution, Two Governors Who Would Not Let Them Die
President, Chicago Innocence Project
While abolitionists cheered the news that Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber had declared a moratorium on executions last week, the public reacted with surprise. Oregon has the death penalty?
Illinois Gives Up the Death Penalty for Lent (and Beyond)
Author, 'Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understand...
Illinois's choice is countercultural: The death penalty has been widely popular among Americans in a way rare among our peers in the post-industrialized world.
Jury Out On Religion And The Death Penalty
Award-winning religion journalist and author
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, who is Catholic, revealed that he turned to his faith -- to the Bible and to Catholic leaders and tradition -- in contemplating the bill lawmakers delivered to him in January.
Thank You, Governor Quinn
Dean of Valparaiso University Law School, author and professor.
Gov. Quinn has asked us all to step away from vengeance, from error and heartache and instead to concentrate on preventing violence and assisting the victims of violence. We can do that, can't we?
Will Gov. Quinn Abolish The Death Penalty?
Illinois House REJECTS Medical Marijuana Bill
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