Sally Mauk talks with two conservative Republicans who oppose the death penalty….


A RECENT POLL SHOWS THE MAJORITY OF MONTANANS CONTINUE TO FAVOR THE DEATH PENALTY BUT THAT HASN’T STOPPED STATE LEGISLATORS – MOSTLY DEMOCRATS – FROM TRYING TO PASS A BILL TO ABOLISH IT. THE BILL PASSED THE REPUBLICAN-CONTROLLED SENATE IN THE LAST SESSION, THEN DIED IN COMMITTEE IN THE REPUBLICAN-CONTROLLED HOUSE. A NEW GROUP CALLED “MONTANA CONSERVATIVES CONCERNED ABOUT THE DEATH PENALTY” MAY GIVE THE ABOLISH EFFORT MORE LIFE IN THE UPCOMING 2013 LEGISLATIVE SESSION. FORMER REPUBLICAN STATE SENATOR ROY BROWN OF BILLINGS IS ON THE GROUP’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE. HE HAS LONG BEEN AN OPPONENT OF THE DEATH PENALTY. CURRENT REPUBLICAN STATE REPRESENTATIVE CHRISTY CLARK OF CHOTEAU SAYS SHE WILL WORK ON ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY IN THE UPCOMING SESSION. IN THIS FEATURE INTERVIEW, NEWS DIRECTOR SALLY MAUK TALKS WITH BOTH OF THESE CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS ABOUT THEIR OPPOSITION TO THE DEATH PENALTY. BROWN SAYS HE OPPOSES IT PRECISELY BECAUSE HE IS A CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN…

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