“New Mexico governor repeals death penalty in state”

In 2009, New Mexico joined the list of states no longer using capital punishment. Gov. Bill Richardson signed legislation in March repealing the state’s death penalty and replacing it with a maximum sentence of life without parole. This March 18, 2009, CNN story gives the details.

Website http://www.cnn.com/2009/CRIME/03/18/new.mexico.death.penalty/
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