Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha (standing center) on Wednesday followed the vote on his bill abolishing the death penalty in Nebraska, which passed with enough votes to override a promised veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts.
Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha (standing center) on Wednesday followed the vote on his bill abolishing the death penalty in Nebraska, which passed with enough votes to override a promised veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts. Nati Harnik The Associated Press
Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha (standing center) on Wednesday followed the vote on his bill abolishing the death penalty in Nebraska, which passed with enough votes to override a promised veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts. Nati Harnik The Associated Press

Legislature in conservative Nebraska votes to halt the death penalty

May 20, 2015 10:26 PM