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Future Of The Death Penalty In Ohio

Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
John Minchillo
Associated Press

For the sixth time in a decade, state lawmakers have introduced a bill to end the death penalty in Ohio.

But this time a broad coalition is pushing for abolition. Faith leaders, Democrats, Conservative groups, and Republicans in both chambers of the statehouse as well as former Governor Bob Taft have all voiced support.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: we look at the racial history of the death penalty and its future in Ohio.


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