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Tuesday, July 11, 2006

 

STATEMENT OF GOVERNOR HALEY BARBOUR

 

Concerning the United States Supreme Court Decision


“The only injustice here is that 24 years have already passed since this murderer earned the death penalty. It is hard for me to believe that a majority of the United States Supreme Court has granted this stay. Nevertheless, that is within the court’s power, and I am required to abide by their decision, as bad as I think it is.”