abolished http://wamc.org en CT Abolishes State’s Death Penalty http://wamc.org/post/ct-abolishes-state-s-death-penalty <p>Connecticut&#39;s governor has signed a new law that abolishes the state&#39;s death penalty for future crimes. WAMC&rsquo;s Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>A spokeswoman says Democratic Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed the bill Wednesday afternoon at a private ceremony with lawmakers, clergy and family members of victims.</p><p>Malloy issued a statement calling it &quot;an historic moment&quot; as Connecticut joins 16 other states that have abolished capital punishment. He said it was a moment &quot;for sober reflection, not celebration.&quot;</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 11:00:14 +0000 Lucas Willard 37659 at http://wamc.org CT Abolishes State’s Death Penalty