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Killing Jesus and Claiming Justice: The Execution of Willie Trottie

Killing Jesus and Claiming Justice: The Execution of Willie Trottie

09.10.2014
The unfathomable love and grace of God is what binds Willie Trottie to the person of Jesus. The murders of Barbara and Titus Canada cannot...
Missouri Executes Inmate For Killing 2 In Robbery

Missouri Executes Inmate For Killing 2 In Robbery

09.10.2014
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri inmate convicted in a 1998 robbery and double murder was put to death Wednesday, the eighth execution...

Standing With Pope Francis for Human LIfe and Dignity

09. 9.2014
Though some American Catholics imagine that being 'pro-life' means, and only means, being anti-abortion, such a use of the term distorts...

Death Row Roulette: Innocence Revealed

09. 8.2014
As long as we have the death penalty, we run the risk that the State will take the life of the wrong person. Little offends democracy more...
Oklahoma Gov: No More Executions Without New Procedures

Oklahoma Gov: No More Executions Without New Procedures

By TIM TALLEY  09. 5.2014
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — New procedures to improve Oklahoma's execution process must be implemented before the state resumes putting prisoners...
Scalia Once Pushed Death Penalty For Now-Exonerated Inmate

Scalia Once Pushed Death Penalty For Now-Exonerated Inmate

Ed Mazza  09. 2.2014
A North Carolina death row inmate exonerated by DNA evidence on Tuesday was once held up by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as an...
Hickenlooper Defends Death Sentence Comment As 'Hypothetical'

Hickenlooper Defends Death Sentence Comment As 'Hypothetical'

08.26.2014
By Keith Coffman DENVER, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper said on Tuesday that he was responding...

Week to Week News Quiz for 8/22/14

08.22.2014
If you're reluctant to take the ALS ice bucket challenge, then take the Week to Week news quiz challenge and stay dry while you test your...
California's Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional, But The AG Won't Give It Up

California's Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional, But The AG Won't Give It Up

08.21.2014
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death...
On UK Anniversary, Death Penalty in U.S. Remains Abnormal

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

08.13.2014
Botched executions are in danger of becoming the new normal in America. But unlike the other top execution nations, where people have no...
Why Is America 50 Years Behind the Times When It Comes to the Death Penalty?

Why Is America 50 Years Behind the Times When It Comes to the Death Penalty?

08.12.2014
When execution ended in my country, a shadow faded. Something grim and primitive was gone. There's still violence and murder in England,...
A Look Back

A Look Back

08.12.2014
Has America's moral arc bent toward justice over the last half century? By some measures, it appears not.
Kansas Attorney General To Appeal Rulings Overturning Death Sentences

Kansas Attorney General To Appeal Rulings Overturning Death Sentences

08. 8.2014
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Friday that he will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate death...
'Dead Man Walking' Nun Slams Death Penalty As 'Botched System'

'Dead Man Walking' Nun Slams Death Penalty As 'Botched System'

Moni Basu  08. 6.2014
New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) -- Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper...