Conservatives push for nearly unthinkable death penalty ban

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Mar 31, 2016 4:41 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former gun industry lobbyist and budget-hawk Republicans are leading what might seem to be an unlikely hard-right campaign - trying to sway conservatives in places like Utah and Kansas that they should be the first Republican-held state in four decades to ban the death penalty.