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From the Kirkland Reporter

From the Kirkland Reporter

Governor Jay Inslee of Washington announced that he’s suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington State. This decision was immediately pounced upon by some in the local media and turned into an opportunity to advocate for the victims.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee suspends death penalty

While this decision might not change the fate of those on death row now, the death penalty won’t be used while Inslee is in office. However, KING 5’s article quotes King County Prosecutor Dan Satterburg, who said, “Inslee’s decision… is likely to cause more delay, expense and uncertainty.” That is an astute observation.


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Start by Believing

KOMO is reporting that the Auburn, Washington police officer who groped a handcuffed pregnant woman has pled guilty to fourth degree assault and resigned: http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Auburn-officer-pleads-guilty-to-assaulting-pregnant-woman-resigns-212847101.html.

My original article on this crime is here: https://wildninja.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/start-by-believing/. (more…)

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