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The Supreme Court Has Had Enough Of The Lethal Injection Debate

The Supreme Court Has Had Enough Of The Lethal Injection Debate

Cristian Farias  08.28.2015
The Supreme Court won't be reconsidering an explosive ruling it issued in June that upheld the legality of the lethal injection in Oklahoma.  In...
What's the Future of the Death Penalty in America?

What's the Future of the Death Penalty in America?

Kevin Sali  08.28.2015
One development that's significantly affected the course of capital punishment in America is the fact that death penalty opponents have...
Why This Mom Hopes Pope Francis Can Help Get Her Son Off Death Row

Why This Mom Hopes Pope Francis Can Help Get Her Son Off Death Row

Associated Press  08.27.2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - When Lidia Guerrero met with Pope Francis in Rome last year, the Argentine native told her he knew all...
Nebraska Voters Gather Enough Signatures To Try To Revive The Death Penalty

Nebraska Voters Gather Enough Signatures To Try To Revive The Death Penalty

Kim Bellware  08.27.2015
Ninety days after the Nebraska legislature voted to repeal the death penalty, supporters of capital punishment say they...
Tennessee Judge Upholds State's Lethal Injection Process

Tennessee Judge Upholds State's Lethal Injection Process

AP  08.26.2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee judge on Wednesday upheld the state's lethal injection process for executing inmates.   Davidson...
Saudi Arabia Executes 4 People In One Day

Saudi Arabia Executes 4 People In One Day

Reuters  08.26.2015
RIYADH, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia announced it had carried out four executions in different cities on Wednesday morning, bringing...
Susan Sarandon Fights To Save Death Row Inmate’s Life Days Before Execution

Susan Sarandon Fights To Save Death Row Inmate’s Life Days Before Execution

Dr. Phil Show  08.26.2015
Just days before a death row inmate's scheduled execution, Susan Sarandon makes an impassioned plea on Monday's episode of Dr....
Kansas College Republicans Latest Conservative Group To Oppose The Death Penalty

Kansas College Republicans Latest Conservative Group To Oppose The Death Penalty

Kim Bellware  08.24.2015
The Kansas Federation of College Republicans last week joined what appears to be a growing conservative movement to call for...
Religious Liberty, Marriage Licenses and Losing a Job for the Gospel

Religious Liberty, Marriage Licenses and Losing a Job for the Gospel

Rev. Emily C. Heath  08.14.2015
If you really believe doing your job is against your faith, then quitting would be an act of faith. Defying the law so two people you will...
We are Society!

We are Society!

Janine Francolini  08.13.2015
One would think James Holmes' recent sentence of life in prison would be a relief to me. How can I celebrate this verdict when a man who...
Death Penalty In Connecticut Ruled Unconstitutional

Death Penalty In Connecticut Ruled Unconstitutional

Kim Bellware  08.13.2015
The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday ruled the state's death penalty is unconstitutional. The deeply divided court's 4-3...
Texas Executes Cop Killer Who Sought Death Over Lawyer's Objection

Texas Executes Cop Killer Who Sought Death Over Lawyer's Objection

Kim Bellware  08.12.2015
Texas death row inmate Daniel Lee Lopez, who for years has affirmed his guilt for killing a Corpus Christi police lieutenant...
Why Three Counties That Loved The Death Penalty Have Almost Stopped Pursuing It

Why Three Counties That Loved The Death Penalty Have Almost Stopped Pursuing It

The Marshall Project  08.11.2015
This article was originally published by The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the U.S. criminal justice system....

Brauchler Wanted Murderer's Parents to Beg Him to Spare Their Son's Life

Jason Salzman  08.10.2015
Brauchler denied this, but there he was leveling his harshest tone and barbs on conservative talk radio, home base of the Republican Party,...