Tim Kaine: 10 Facts about Hilary Clinton’s Vice President

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1) He Personally Opposes the Death Penalty (1 of 10)

He Personally Opposes the Death Penalty

1) He Personally Opposes the Death Penalty (1 of 10)

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Tim Kaine may have overseen 11 executions as governor of Virginia, but he is personally opposed to the death penalty. He has however, said that his personal beliefs take a back seat when it comes to political and legal implications.

In 2012 he told the Washington Post:

“I really struggled with that as governor. I have a moral position against the death penalty, but I took an oath of office to uphold it. Following an oath of office is also a moral obligation.”

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