‘A counterfeit promise’: Brenda Lafferty’s sister urges Utah to finally ditch the death penalty

A lawmaker is making a run at repealing the death penalty in Utah after earlier pushes to do so failed in 2016 and 2018. This year’s bill from Rep. Lowry Snow, R-Santa Clara, would take away capital punishment but add another possible sentence of at least 45 years and up to life in the Utah State Prison.