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Looks like Perdue was right about this

Posted By Rob Schofield On June 12, 2012 @ 12:51 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Governor Perdue got some undeserved heat last month for suggesting [1] the General Assembly was out to turn North Carolina into Mississippi. A glance at today’s news and events, however, seems to confirm once again that she was on the money.

From the good folks at Think Progress [2]: “Mississippi set to execute most inmates since 1950’s”

From Raleigh’s News & Observer: “Racial Justice Act changes again in committee [3].”

From today’s NC House calendar [4]: Senate Bill 416: [5] A bill to amend death penalty procedures (i.e. a bill  to repeal the Racial Justice Act and generally make executions easier to obtain and carry out in North Carolina).

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[1] for suggesting: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/2012/05/14/wht-perdues-mississippi-comment-was-on-the-money/

[2] Think Progress: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/06/12/497082/mississippi-set-to-execute-most-inmates-since-1950s/

[3] Racial Justice Act changes again in committee: http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/racial_justice_act_changes_again_in_committee

[4] today’s NC House calendar: http://www.ncleg.net/Calendars/CurrentCalendars/CurrentHouseCalendar.pdf

[5] Senate Bill 416:: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2011/Bills/Senate/PDF/S416v4.pdf

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