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Federal Jury to Weigh Death Penalty for Pittsburgh Synagogue Mass Shooter

HeadlineJun 27, 2023

In Pennsylvania, a federal court in Pittsburgh has begun the penalty phase of the trial of the man who shot and killed 11 Jewish worshipers at the Tree of Life synagogue in 2018. Last week a federal jury found the gunman guilty of all 63 federal charges; jurors will now decide whether he should be sent to death row at a federal prison in Indiana. Joe Biden campaigned on abolishing the federal death penalty during his 2020 presidential campaign, and the Justice Department has instituted a moratorium on federal executions, but the administration has continued to seek the death sentence in some cases.

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