An Execution in Nebraska…

Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers pushing to repeal the death penalty in 2015.
Credit: Andrew Dickinson for The New York Times

After a 40-year crusade, a state lawmaker succeeded in getting Nebraska to ban the death penalty in 2015. Why, then, did the state execute a prisoner this month? A Podcast from the New York Times.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/29/podcasts/the-daily/nebraska-death-penalty-execution.html