Rep. Jenny Graham fights to keep Death Penalty in State Law
by Ryan Blake, the Spokesman-Review --
As momentum to get rid of the death penalty builds in the Legislature, a freshman Spokane lawmaker is outspoken in her belief that capital punishment works and should remain on the books.
Republican Rep. Jenny Graham ran for office on a platform of public safety and said the state needs to be proactive in protecting people from criminals.
“I am supportive of being absolutely ruthless when it comes to protecting the people in my community from what we determine to be clear and present danger,” she said.
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