Dawn Mancarella, whose mother was murdered, speaks at a press conference the morning the House of Representatives voted for repeal. Lead House sponsor Gary Holder Winfield is to Dawn's left and she is surrounded by other murder victims' family members speaking out for repeal.
Victims' family members Khalilah Brown Dean, Sr. Mary Healy, and Jane Caron wait anxiously for the final House vote for repeal. After nearly ten hours, repeal is passed 86-62!
Rev. Walt Everett and Dr. Gail Canzano watching the debate on the floor of the House. After losing loved ones to violence, Walt and Gail realized the death penalty can't help them and have spoken out for repeal for years.