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Colorado / Death Penalty Case / Bible #785119

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 29, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Denver: Bill Redeker) The firestorm of debate over the Colorado supreme court's overturning of the death penalty for Robert Harlan††, who was convicted in 1995 of kidnapping & murdering a waitress, examined; details recalled of juror Lana Ochoa† reading from the Bible in the deliberation room & the court ruling that this was an improper outside influence. [Former prosecutor Bob GRANT†- says Harlan's the poster child for the death penalty.] [OCHOA - speaks about God's word.] [Governor Bill OWENS, Americans United for the Separation of Church & State Barry LYNN†, GRANT - offer differing opinions on the court's ruling on the Bible.]

Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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