Arkansas Business posts, "Death Penalty Still Supported in Arkansas," by Mark Friedman.
Later this year New Hampshire is expected to become the seventh state in seven years to abolish capital punishment.
But there’s no reason to think Arkansas could join the 19 states that have no death penalty.
"Scorecard tackles the death penalty," is from North Carolina's Winston-Salem Journal.
This week, Scorecard looks at one event: North Carolina hasn’t had an execution since 2006, and a state Court of Appeals ruling rendered Tuesday raises new questions about the administration of the death penalty in North Carolina.
Both states have a de facto moratorium on executions due to lethal injection issues.