Nebraska abolishes death penalty

Nebraska abolishes death penalty
By Euronews with AFP
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Nebraska has become the 19th US state to abolish the death penalty in favour of life imprisonment. At 30 to 19, the vote overrode a veto by the

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Nebraska has become the 19th US state to abolish the death penalty in favour of life imprisonment.

At 30 to 19, the vote overrode a veto by the state’s Republican senator.

Previous ballots to retroactively apply the decision were upheld.

Nebraska has not executed anybody since 1997.

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