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Out Gov. Kate Brown commutes the sentences of all 17 of Oregon's death row inmates

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    -62% Very Liberal

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    -92% Extremely Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -31% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

41% :Oregon's outgoing and out bisexual governor has commuted the sentences of all 17 people facing the death penalty in the state.
40% : "Instead, it reflects the recognition that the death penalty is immoral.
40% : As The Oregonian notes, the state's voters voted to insert the death penalty into Oregon's constitution in 1984.
39% : "As a result of these commutations, we no longer have anyone serving a sentence of death and facing execution in Oregon.
35% : "The death penalty is immoral, it is applied arbitrarily and inequitably, it is a waste of taxpayer dollars, and it does not make communities safer," Brown wrote in a letter to Oregon Department of Corrections director Heidi Steward.
31% : Kotek is personally opposed to the death penalty and has promised to continue the state's moratorium.
25% : In 2020, Brown directed the state's Department of Corrections to dismantle its death row, moving the 27 inmates then facing the death penalty at the Oregon State Penitentiary to the general population.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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