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The supreme court in Washington has ruled unanimously to get rid of the death penalty, saying that the method has been imposed on a “arbitrary and racially biased manner,” it is unequally applied” and serves no criminal justice goal.
We’re moving in a great direction!
Today’s decision by the state Supreme Court thankfully ends the death penalty in Washington. This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice.https://t.co/Ti6spYSc80 pic.twitter.com/TtuWQ0wmuY
— Governor Jay Inslee (@GovInslee) October 11, 2018
Written by Clarke Jones