Are the death penalty’s days numbered in Washington state?
Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday proposed bipartisan legislation to abolish he death penalty in Washington.
In a press release, Ferguson cited former Republican attorney general Rob McKenna’s support of abolishing capital punishment as evidence that the measure has “broad, bipartisan” support. At a press conference, Ferguson and McKenna were reportedly joined by Gov. Jay Inslee and legislators from both sides of the political aisle and from across the state.