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UN welcomes end to death penalty in Connecticut
KWES-TV / The Associated Press ^
| April 27, 2012
Posted on 04/27/2012 4:32:05 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. human rights office has welcomed Connecticut's move to end the death penalty for future crimes and urged other U.S. states to do the same.
A spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says the United States was ranked among the top five countries carrying out executions in 2011....
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: connecticut; deathpenalty; oneworldgovernment; unitednations
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