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In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 file photo, Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court. (Benjamin Krain/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File)
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Kelly P. Kissel - Associated PressSean Murphy - Associated Press
Arkansas has executed an inmate for the first time in nearly a dozen years as part of its plan to execute several inmates before a drug expires April 30, despite court rulings that have already spared three men.
Sean Murphy - Associated Press
"Since I believe life begins at conception, it should be protected, and I believe it's a core function of state government to defend that life from the beginning of conception."