Representatives of the faith community, correctional officers, victims’ families, and exonerated death row inmates joined forces Tuesday to urge Gov. John Kasich to block Ohio’s plan to resume carrying out executions next week. They delivered more than 27,000 signatures to his office, urging him to commute the death sentence of Ronald R. Phillips, 45, to life without parole. Phillips’ often delayed execution is now set for July 26, and 26 more have execution dates scheduled into 2021.
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