RICHMOND, Va. (CNN) – Virginia has become the 23rd state to remove the death penalty from its books. On Wednesday, Democratic Governor Ralph Northam signed a bill to abolish capital punishment. The ceremony was held at the Greensville Corrections Center, ...

OREGON– Oregon is narrowing the types of crimes that would warrant the death penalty. Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 1013 into law on Thursday. In Oregon, capital punishment applies to cases of “aggravated murder.” Previously, a number of crimes ...

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