Will Governor Pat Quinn End Capital Punishment in Illinois? We’ll Soon Know.

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On Tuesday, the Illinois State Senate sent a bill to the governor’s desk which will abolish the death penalty in that state ... if Governor Pat Quinn will sign it. Problem is, Governor Pat Quinn supports capital punishment.

The next day, instead of signing the bill into law, Governor Quinn reported that he would listen to every argument - as well as his own conscience - before deciding what to do.

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