Illinois Death Penalty Ban Heads To Governor Quinn’s Desk

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to abolish capital punishment, sending the historic issue to Gov. Pat Quinn and putting the state back at the center of an ongoing national debate.Quinn wouldn’t say whether he woul…

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Senate voted Tuesday to abolish capital punishment, sending the historic issue to Gov. Pat Quinn and putting the state back at the center of an ongoing national debate.

Quinn wouldn’t say whether he would sign the legislation.

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