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Conservatives push for nearly unthinkable death penalty ban

Published on: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:51:30 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former gun industry lobbyist and budget-hawk Republicans are leading what might seem to be an unlikely hard-right campaign - trying to sway conservatives in places like Utah and Kansas that they should be the first Republican-held state in four decades to ban the death penalty.

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