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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Patrick Murphy. A federal judge has paused the execution of Murphy, a "Texas 7" gang member for helping kill a Dallas-area police officer. U.S. District Judge George C. Hanks on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, stayed Murphy's execution because the state failed to provide him with a Buddhist chaplain. Murphy's attorneys have argued that Murphy's religious rights would be violated under the First Amendment if a Buddhist priest isn't present when he is executed.(Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP) **FILE**

This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Patrick Murphy. A federal judge has paused the execution of Murphy, a "Texas 7" gang member for helping kill a Dallas-area police officer. U.S. District Judge George C. Hanks on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, stayed Murphy's execution because the state failed to provide him with a Buddhist chaplain. Murphy's attorneys have argued that Murphy's religious rights would be violated under the First Amendment if a Buddhist priest isn't present when he is executed.(Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP) **FILE**

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