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<strong>Stacy Rector, executive director of Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, and other panelists have a discussion at LeMoyne-Owen College on March 7, 2019.</strong> (Photo courtesy of Dedrick Miller/Just City)

Death penalty opponents call for alternatives, reform

Former death row inmate: 'They have created a system that kills us'

Tennessee officials have defended capital punishment, saying it brings justice to victims' families. But at a recent discussion at LeMoyne-Owen College, panelists with personal stories about death row said the system is broken.


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