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The Future Of Capital Punishment In The U.S.

In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio.
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In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said in December that there is an unofficial moratorium on capital punishment in Ohio. Like many other states, Ohio can't procure the drugs necessary to carry out lethal injection.

At the same time, public opinion is shifting, and some politicians are reevaluating the need for capital punishment.

Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: The history, the politics and future of capital punishment in the U.S.

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