The death penalty could be abolished in Ohio…under upcoming bipartisan legislation announced this week. It’s the latest in what has been years of effort to end capital punishment in the state. Senators from both sides of the aisle called for an end to the practice, citing the financial blow to taxpayers to keep an inmate on death row, the lack of lethal injection drugs that has led to an unofficial moratorium on executions in the state…and the danger of executing an innocent person and questions over a state’s right to end a life.
Not Good News
Like most states, Ohio is projected to see a rise in the amount of dementia …