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Bill aimed at abolishing death penalty among first items of business as Kentucky lawmakers convene

By Mary Kuhlman Public News Service A bill that would end capital punishment is among the first items of business for Kentucky lawmakers who began their new session on Tuesday. House Bill 115 was introduced by Rep. Chad McCoy, R-Nelson. In 2018, 25 people were executed in the United States, a record low for the fourth year in a row. (Photo from PublicDomainPictures/Pixabay via PNS) Aaron Bentley, who...