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Dino Rossi on Crime

 


Supports increased penalties for murder

Dear Speaker Thompson:

Pursuant to the provisions of Section Fourteen, Article VII of the Constitution of West Virginia, I hereby disapprove and return Enrolled House Bill No. 2920. The Bill repeals West Virginia Code 61-11-20, which makes the second conviction for petit larceny a felony punishable by one year in prison.

Source: Veto letter as governor May 8, 2009

Truth-in-sentencing & mandatory life for 3rd strike

Source: WA Gubernatorial 1996 National Political Awareness Test Nov 1, 1996

Supports capital punishment for certain crimes.

Rossi supports the CC survey question on capital punishment

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Capital punishment for certain crimes, such as first degree murder & terrorism"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q8 on Aug 11, 2010

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