death penalty

State Senate Votes to Abolish Death Penalty , House Likely Next
Although previous efforts to do away with the Death Penalty in Washington state failed, with a Democratic-controlled Senate (by 1 vote) and an already Democratic-controlled House, it appears it will happen.
The Senate voted 26-22 to abolish the penalty, keep in mind there's been a moratorium on …
Bill Introduced to Abolish Death Penalty in Washington
Two measures, House Bill 1739 and Senate Bill 5639, would replace the death penalty with life in prison without possibility of parole. It would also require the defendant to work in prison with the money generated being given as restitution towards the victim's families.