WA Supreme Court Abolishes Death Penalty

The WA State Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that capital punishment should be abolished because of it's racial bias. 

According to and article published with the ACLU: 

In State v. Gregory, the court found that the death penalty violates the constitution because it is arbitrary and discriminatory, especially with regards to race. Black defendants in Washington are more than four times as likely to be sentenced to death as white defendants. That racial bias, along with geographic and economic bias, is endemic to the death penalty

The supreme court then in return ruled the death penalty unconstitutional. You can ready more about the decision here

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