State Sends Just 4 Killers to Death Row as Texans Lose Taste for Eye-for-an-eye Justice

Dallas County twice tried to condemn killers but didn't send anyone to death row in 2017. It hasn't for three years — and neither has Harris County.Both counties were once leaders in a state known for putting convicted killers to death. And although Texas remained the national leader in executions in 2017 — with seven — executions and new death sentences have been steadily declining over the past decade.   Continue reading...

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