More Than 100 People In Washington Used Lethal Prescriptions More than 100 people died in Washington last year after requesting and taking a lethal prescription through Washington's Death with Dignity law
Report: Juries More Likely To Sentence African Americans To DeathTwo years ago, when Washington's Supreme Court was reviewing the death sentence assigned to a black man accused of raping and murdering a 65-year-old woman, Justice Charles Wiggins found himself troubled by numbers.
Governor Inslee Suspends Death Penalty Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to "join a growing national conversation about capital punishment."

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