Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
A prosecutor in Cincinnati is calling on an Ohio Supreme Court justice who recently criticized the state’s death penalty law to sit out decisions in cases involving capital punishment.
Ohio Supreme Court justice Paul Pfeifer is calling for the end of Ohio’s death penalty, calling it a “death lottery.” Supporters say it’s a just punishment and deterrent to crime. Should Ohio’s death penalty be changed? Should it be abolished?