Lawrence Krasner, a prominent civil rights lawyer and opponent of the death penalty, said he plans to make the city safer without incarcerating more minorities and poor people.
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And he says because Pennsylvania isn't executing anyone under a moratorium imposed by Gov. Tom Wolf, a fellow Democrat, that it's a waste of time and resources to pursue the death penalty.
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