Putting a Stop to an Execution in Texas Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry stopped the execution of a death row inmate who was scheduled to die hours later. It was a rare move for a state that has executed more inmates than any other. It came after media reports and pressure from the European Union to halt the execution.
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Putting a Stop to an Execution in Texas

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Putting a Stop to an Execution in Texas

Putting a Stop to an Execution in Texas

Putting a Stop to an Execution in Texas

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Thursday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry stopped the execution of a death row inmate who was scheduled to die hours later. It was a rare move for a state that has executed more inmates than any other. It came after media reports and pressure from the European Union to halt the execution.

Mose Buchele reports from member station KUT in Austin.