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DP Legislative Notes

Oregon:  The death penalty repeal bill died in committee yesterday, Helen Jung reports for the Oregonian.

Delaware:  The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing next Wednesday.  The repeal bill, SB 19, has passed the Senate.

Massachusetts:  Two candidates running in the special election to fill John Kerry's seat have said Thursday the Boston Marathon bombers deserve the death penalty.  Jim Hand has this story in the Sun Chronicle.  (One of the bombers has since been killed, as noted in this post.)

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