JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri House Public Safety Committee began their committee meeting with an April Fool’s Day joke that the hearing had been canceled. But later legislators had the not-so-humorous task of discussing a House bill that would create a death penalty commission and impose a moratorium. The committee lead a discussion on the bill with bipartisan support and only about six weeks to pass before the legislative session is over.
Moratorium on death penalty gathers bipartisan support
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