New York May Not Reinstate Death Penalty New York State appears poised to abandon the death penalty. The state's highest court struck it down last year, and the legislature is struggling over whether to resurrect it: Some legislators who voted for the death penalty in 1995 have changed their minds.
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New York May Not Reinstate Death Penalty

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New York May Not Reinstate Death Penalty

New York May Not Reinstate Death Penalty

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New York State appears poised to abandon the death penalty. The state's highest court struck it down last year, and the legislature is struggling over whether to resurrect it: Some legislators who voted for the death penalty in 1995 have changed their minds.