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Jeff Jacoby

Romney's flawed death penalty

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / May 15, 2005

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MASSACHUSETTS is one of only 12 states without capital punishment, and Governor Mitt Romney came to office pledging to remove it from that list. It is a pledge he has taken seriously. In September 2003 he charged a blue-ribbon commission with devising a death-penalty regime that would be virtually foolproof. The commission produced 10 recommendations that it said would, if ... (Full article: 828 words)

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