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Ten milestones that highlight Kentucky’s ever-accelerating progress towards death penalty abolition

Yesterday, the New York Times called on the state to abolish capital punishment in an editorial titled “Kentucky’s Egregious Death Penalty.” Such a high-profile indictment of the state’s broken death penalty doesn’t happen on its own though. So thank you to all of our supporters: donors, volunteers who’ve manned tables and held signs, board members, social media users who share our message, and our staff members.

Here are 10 posts from this site, highlighting Kentucky’s ever-accelerating and irreversible progress towards abolition since December 2011, when the American Bar Association’s released the damning findings from its assessment of the state’s death penalty:

Photos: Pat Delahanty



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