Which States Have The Death Penalty?

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    Bundled up against the cold, death penalty opponents hold a sign outside the Governor’s mansion in Oklahoma City, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, protesting the McAlester, Okla., execution of Michael Lee Wilson. Prison spokesman Jerry Massie said Wilson’s time of death was 6:06 p.m. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    SEATTLE– Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday a moratorium on the death penalty in his state, saying the suspension of capital punishment will be in place for as long as he is governor.

    STATES WITH THE DEATH PENALTY

    Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

    STATES THAT HAVE ABOLISHED THE DEATH PENALTY

    Alaska, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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