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Illinois Death Penalty Abolished…

Smack in the middle of the struggle from the corporate/Republican class war-front is some decent and rational news…

In search of hope...

Governor Pat Quinn (D-IL) signed state bill 3539, abolishing the death penalty, into law on Wednesday, March 9th.  That now makes 16 states and the District of Columbia without a death penalty, along with most of the free civilized nations on this planet.

Gov. Quinn stated as he signed the bill, “I have concluded that our system of imposing the death penalty is inherently flawed….  [And is not] free of discrimination on the basis of race, geography or economic circumstance [class]…more…