Portland Dem wants to end Oregon’s death penalty

by NW Spotlight

The Oregonian reported that state Rep. Mitch Greenlick (D-Portland) will be introducing a bill in the upcoming legislative session to propose a constitutional amendment to repeal Oregon’s death penalty. Under Greenlick’s plan, Oregonians would vote on the amendment in November 2014.

An earlier article in the Oregonian on Greenlick’s proposed bill noted that California voted against ending the dealth penalty just weeks ago, 53% to 47%.