Lawmakers Seek Changes To Oregon’s Death Penalty

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Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would significantly narrow the state’s death penalty statute. It would redefine the crime of aggravated murder, which is the only offense punishable by death under Oregon law. Just days after it passed the state senate, we hear two different perspectives on this bill from Rep. Jennifer Williamson, D-Portland, and Marion County deputy district attorney Katie Suver.

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