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Execution of Lisa Montgomery delayed a second time

Execution of Lisa Montgomery delayed a second time
Biden, who opposes the death penalty, may then further delay the execution of Lisa Montgomery.

Montgomery, 52, got the death penalty in 2008 for killing a pregnant woman four years earlier and stealing her fetus.That would be the exact same day President-elect Joe Biden, who opposes the death penalty, will take office.Most Read Attorneys for Montgomery argued she should not be eligible for the death penalty because she suffered from mental illnesses caused by childhood abuse.The execution of Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, has been delayed a second time.

Montgomery would be the first woman executed by the federal government since 1953.Lisa Montgomery.

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