Texas needs to legislate

Texas has not fully implemented the Supreme Court’s ban on executing people who suffer from intellectual disability: https://www.texastribune.org/2019/02/01/texas-legislature-death-penalty-intellectual-disability/

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2002 that executing people with intellectual disabilities is cruel and unusual punishment.

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