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Death Penalty Abolished in Illinois

April 14, 2011

On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th…

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On March 9, 2011, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois. Illinois becomes the 16th state to abandon capital punishment, and the third in the last 4 years.

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