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Ore. governor bans death penalty for rest of term

There are 2 comments on the York Dispatch story from Nov 22, 2011, titled Ore. governor bans death penalty for rest of term. In it, York Dispatch reports that:

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has imposed a moratorium on the death penalty for the remainder of his term, saying he's morally opposed to the capital punishment and has long regretted allowing two men to be executed in the 1990s.

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Nautilus1

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#1 Nov 22, 2011
Too bad he is not morally opposed to innocent victims being murdered. Since when does the morality of the Gov. supersede the will of the people.

Since: May 09

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#2 Nov 22, 2011
<G> His morals on several levels have been in question for numerous years> <G>

If he had mentioned that he might have done this before the last election, he would haave never been re-elected.

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