Death Penalty States UPDATE: Only 27 States Have It, Down From 31

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Death Penalty States UPDATE: Only 27 States Have It, Down From 31

By Dave Levine

While attention has been paid to Trump’s Immigration Travel Ban and his illegal immigration EOs, little has been paid to the loss of 4 death penalty states–Oregon, Colorado, Washington and Pennsylvania, all of which have Governor-signed “moratoriums” on capital punishment.

The true number of death penalty states is now down to 27.