A blog produced by the Oregon Justice Resource Center discussing the death penalty (capital punishment) in Oregon and in the Ninth Circuit.
From Seattle PI Effort launched to ban death penalty in Montana
Four Montana legislators spearheading a bipartisan effort to replace the death penalty with life in prison say they have a good chance of success this session.
The anti-death penalty group Montana Abolition Coalition introduced their proposal Monday with two Democratic and two Republican sponsors.
Efforts to repeal the death penalty have cleared the state Senate the last two legislative sessions but died in the House. Backers said they are going to start in the House this time in an effort to get the measure to a floor debate in that chamber.
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