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N.H. House supports death penalty repeal, sends bill to Senate

Concord Monitor

The New Hampshire House voted yesterday to repeal the death penalty, but it did not support an amendment that would have taken Michael Addison off death row by making the bill retroactive. The bill, which passed on a 225-104 vote, will now move to the Senate, where its fate is less certain. Anti-death-penalty groups have been focusing their attention on individual senators for months…

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House votes to repeal death penalty

WMUR Manchester –

The New Hampshire House has approved a measure to repeal the state’s death penalty after rejecting an amendment that would have spared the life of the only convict on death row in the state. Related. The Agenda: NH legislative session… Mom facing 

House overwhelmingly adopts death penalty repeal

The Union Leader –

CONCORD – The state’s death penalty may be headed to death row after the House approved repealing the state’s capital murder statute on a 225-104 vote Wednesday. Gov. Maggie Hassan supports repeal, and the only obstacle remains the state Senate 

House Votes To Repeal New Hampshire’s Death Penalty

New Hampshire Public Radio –

The legislation would not be retroactive, which means it would not affect the sentence of the state’s lone death row inmate, Michael Addison. Governor Maggie Hassan has said she supports the bill as long as it is not retroactive. New Hampshire has not 

N.H. House slated to vote on death penalty repeal

Seacoastonline.com –

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House is slated to vote on whether to repeal the state’s death penalty. The House Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee last month voted 14-3 to recommend passage. If the House approves the measure, 

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