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On UK Anniversary, Death Penalty in U.S. Remains Abnormal

Matt Cherry | Posted 10.13.2014 | Crime
Matt Cherry

Botched executions are in danger of becoming the new normal in America. But unlike the other top execution nations, where people have no control over their government actions, the citizens of the United States have a choice. As soon as we say that it is not acceptable for our government to kill our fellow citizens in our name, then the death penalty will die.

Judge Pushes For Guillotine, Firing Squads: We Shouldn't Mask 'Brutal, Savage' Executions

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six m...

Clayton Lockett's Botched Execution Is Sick And Depressing, But Not Surprising. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

The execution of Clayton Lockett, a convicted murderer in Oklahoma, ended in distressing fashion Tuesday, when he was declared dead from a fatal heart...