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Oregon governor John Kitzhaber announces moratorium on executions

The exe­cu­tion of a Ore­gon man con­vict­ed of two mur­ders — who has been on death row for some time — will not go for­ward as planned on Decem­ber 6th, Gov­er­nor John Kitzhaber announced this after­noon, invok­ing his author­i­ty under the Beaver State’s Con­sti­tu­tion to block prison offi­cials from putting Gary Hau­gen to death. But Kitzhaber […]