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VA Death Penality

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VA Death Penality

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VA Death Penality

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NPR's Bryan Naylor reports on a new study in Virginia that shows the inequity in how the death penalty is applied. According to the study most of the inmates on death row are perhaps surprisingly — from the suburbs. The study alleges the most telling factor in whether the death penalty will be handed down is the locality where the crime was committed.