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Toni Rose

State representative, District 110


Toni Rose, a Democrat, represents Texas House District 110, including parts of Oak Cliff, Highland Hills, Pleasant Grove, Balch Springs and Mesquite.

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Severe mental illness and the death penalty

Assessing capital punishment in these unique and infrequent cases disregards the growing scientific consensus that severe mental illness can significantly impair one’s ability to make rational decisions, understand the consequences of one’s actions and control one’s impulses. It sweeps aside our collective responsibility to provide adequate care options for persons with mental health disabilities.