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Detroit Police Commissioner Ray Girardin and representatives Robert R. Canfield and Jim Moran discuss the death penalty

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Ray Girardin, Detroit Police Commissioner, is opposed to capital punishment. In 1930, he witnessed a man being put to death and he says it's a horrible sight to behold. Representative Robert Canfield of Rockford, explained that the state doesn't have the right to put a man to death. He further explained that the death penalty does more harm than good. Springfield freshman representative Jim Moran talks about House Bill 28 and the abolishment of the death penalty going through.