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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

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,...
After Serving 35 Years With No Conviction, Man Faces Retrial

After Serving 35 Years With No Conviction, Man Faces Retrial

Associated Press  08.10.2015
BAY CITY, Texas (AP) — For more than 35 years, a Texas man has been in a prison even though an appeals court threw out...
Susan Sarandon Calls Oklahoma Governor A 'Horrible Person' For Not Stopping Execution

Susan Sarandon Calls Oklahoma Governor A 'Horrible Person' For Not Stopping Execution

Kim Bellware  08. 6.2015
Ahead of the scheduled execution of  Oklahoma inmate Richard Glossip, his supporters are pleading with Gov. Mary Fallin...
UN Rights Chief Slams Iran's Death Penalty For Spiritual Leader

UN Rights Chief Slams Iran's Death Penalty For Spiritual Leader

Reuters  08. 5.2015
GENEVA, Aug 5 (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official called on Iran on Wednesday to release a spiritual figure sentenced to death...
Pakistan Hangs Shafqat Hussein Despite International Outcry

Pakistan Hangs Shafqat Hussein Despite International Outcry

Reuters  08. 4.2015
ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Pakistan on Tuesday hanged a man whose case triggered an international outcry because his lawyers...
Pope Francis Honored As 'Abolitionist Of The Year'

Pope Francis Honored As 'Abolitionist Of The Year'

Associated Press  07.31.2015
ROME (AP) - An Italian anti-death penalty group has honored Pope Francis with the prize "Abolitionist of the Year" for his strong position...