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By ending the death penalty, we can divert resources where they’re really needed

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Cleveland.com
 6 days ago
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It’s time to end the death penalty in Ohio, and particularly in Cuyahoga County. According to a recent study, Cuyahoga County had the nation’s 133rd highest homicide rate from 1972 to 2019. Yet as noted in the May 5 Plain Dealer, astonishingly, we ranked 12th in the nation in sentencing people to death during that same time period. How is this humanly possible?

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