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Police in Death Penalty States Must Be Required to Record Interrogations

Police in Death Penalty States Must Be Required to Record Interrogations

09.23.2014
The recent exonerations of Leon Brown and Henry Lee McCollum in North Carolina again underscore the need to require police to record interrogations...
Wyoming Advances Bill Allowing Death By Firing Squad

Wyoming Advances Bill Allowing Death By Firing Squad

Amanda Terkel  09.15.2014
WASHINGTON -- A Wyoming legislative committee voted against a measure to abolish the death penalty last week, instead opting to endorse...
Former DOJ Civil Rights Nominee: Principles More Important Than A Job Title

Former DOJ Civil Rights Nominee: Principles More Important Than A Job Title

Ryan J. Reilly  09.15.2014
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's former nominee to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division said Monday that he hopes...
Wendy Davis Still Supports The Death Penalty

Wendy Davis Still Supports The Death Penalty

Amber Ferguson  09.10.2014
Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor, is not backing away from her support for the death penalty. "I do support...

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...