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Larry Douglas
Larry Douglas • 2 years ago

Today is a little known but important date in American history: on June 29, 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the death penalty unconstitutional in practice in the Furman v. Georgia decision. A number of states scrambled to rewrite their capital punishment statutes and, four years later on July 2, 1976, the Court effectively reversed itself in the Gregg v. Georgia decision. \\ remember the victims, but not with more killing. WORD.

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