Kelley Henry, Payne's lead public defender, said the bill's passage shows “how our three branches of government are supposed to work together.”
Bill passes to stop executions of intellectually disabled
"The government stopped at nothing in its zeal to kill this damaged and delusional woman," Henry said. "Lisa Montgomery's execution was far from justice."
Lisa Montgomery case: U.S. carries out its 1st execution of female inmate since 1953