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Retired Death House Chaplain Campaigns Against Capital Punishmenti
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October 10, 2013 12:26 AM
A number of U.S. states have taken steps to limit the death penalty over fears that innocent people may have already been executed. But not Texas, which has put to death more than 500 people since capital punishment was reinstated there in 1982. VOA religion reporter Jerome Socolovsky met the former chaplain of the Huntsville state prison, the busiest execution chamber in the country.

Retired Death House Chaplain Campaigns Against Capital Punishment

Published October 09, 2013

A number of U.S. states have taken steps to limit the death penalty over fears that innocent people may have already been executed. But not Texas, which has put to death more than 500 people since capital punishment was reinstated there in 1982. VOA religion reporter Jerome Socolovsky met the former chaplain of the Huntsville state prison, the busiest execution chamber in the country.


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