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Pennsylvania governor puts moratorium on death penalty

Danielle HaynesHARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 13 (UPI) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf placed a moratorium on executions in the state Friday pending the results of a report on the death penalty. Top News – UPI.com

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Pennsylvania governor imposes moratorium on death penalty

By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Newly elected Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state, calling the current system of capital punishment “error-prone, expensive and anything but infallible.” Wolf said Friday the moratorium will remain in effect at least until he receives a report from a legislative commission that’s ...

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