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Dallas-Area Death Row Inmates Push for Forensic Hypnosis Ban

The Texas Rangers confirmed they conducted 24 hypnosis sessions in 2016 and 2017

For many people, the word “hypnosis” evokes images of swinging pocket watches, swirling vortexes and impressionable subjects mesmerized by movie villains.

They think of Get Out, The Manchurian Candidate, even Office Space.

But in the Lone Star State, it isn’t a parlor trick or Hollywood ploy. Here, hypnosis is a matter of life and death.

Read more from our media partner The Dallas Morning News.

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