Georgia executes woman despite appeal from Pope Francis

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Georgia executes woman despite appeal from Pope Francis – CBS News


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Kelly Gissendaner is the first woman in the state to be put to death in 70 years. The Vatican sent an appeal on behalf of Pope Francis, asking for her death sentence to be commuted, but Gissendaner was still given a lethal injection. Mark Strassmann reports outside the prison in Jackson, Georgia.

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