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Jan 07, 2021

St. Louis County Prosecutor: Death Penalty is Ineffective, Racially Biased, Hypocritical and Inhumane’

Calling the death penal­ty inef­fec­tive, racial­ly based, hyp­o­crit­i­cal and inhu­mane,” St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell (pic­tured) has renewed his pledge to nev­er autho­rize a cap­i­tal pros­e­cu­tion. In a December 23, 2020 op-ed in the St. Louis American, Bell urged all pros­e­cu­tors in Missouri who cur­rent­ly con­sid­er the death penal­ty an option to stop.”