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Missouri Appeals Stay Of Execution

Missouri Appeals Stay Of Execution

07.15.2014
BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri execution has been delayed until at least midday Wednesday after a federal judge granted a last-minute...
Cancer Patient On Death Row Years After DNA Pointed To Other Suspect

Cancer Patient On Death Row Years After DNA Pointed To Other Suspect

07.15.2014
(Repeats with no change in text) By Letitia Stein TAMPA, Fla., July 15 (Reuters) - From his cell on Florida's...
Federal Judge Stays Execution Of Killer

Federal Judge Stays Execution Of Killer

Andres Jauregui  07.15.2014
A Federal judge has granted a stay of execution for a Missouri inmate on death row. John C. Middleton, 54, was scheduled to die by lethal...
Right-to-Lifers Are Hypocrites -- And Here's Why

Right-to-Lifers Are Hypocrites -- And Here's Why

07.11.2014
It's not the right of the fetus to life that really drives them. It is their belief that woman who have sex for pleasure should bear the...
Florida Executes Man For 1994 Rape, Murder Of Girl

Florida Executes Man For 1994 Rape, Murder Of Girl

07.10.2014
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has executed a man for the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl. Eddie Wayne Davis was executed...
Troy Davis' Nephew Is Raising Money To Pay For His Sophomore Year At Morehouse

Troy Davis' Nephew Is Raising Money To Pay For His Sophomore Year At Morehouse

Danielle Cadet  07. 9.2014
The last few years have been difficult for Antone De'Juan Davis Correia. In September 2011, his uncle, Troy Davis, was executed in Georgia...
The Insanity of the Death Penalty

The Insanity of the Death Penalty

07. 7.2014
We have a legal, justice and prison system that takes care of protecting society from those who demonstrate themselves as a threat. We...
Corrupt Ex-Governor Wants Death Penalty Banned

Corrupt Ex-Governor Wants Death Penalty Banned

MICHAEL TARM  07. 5.2014
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — George Ryan, an ex-Illinois governor and now an ex-convict, says he'd like to re-engage with the cause he left...
Triple Murder Suspect Evades Death Penalty

Triple Murder Suspect Evades Death Penalty

07. 4.2014
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting two Oklahoma girls then killing his fiancee no longer faces the death penalty...
238 Years Later, Would Americans Still Choose Freedom Over Slavery?

238 Years Later, Would Americans Still Choose Freedom Over Slavery?

07. 1.2014
Imagine the shock and outrage these 56 men would feel were they to discover that 238 years later, the government they had risked their...
The U.S. Can't Afford to Continue the Death Penalty

The U.S. Can't Afford to Continue the Death Penalty

06.27.2014
Our adversarial legal process encourages an unenlightened and dispiriting dueling of expert witnesses. In addition, the death penalty has...
Do Conservatives Hold The Key To Ending The Death Penalty?

Do Conservatives Hold The Key To Ending The Death Penalty?

Kirsten Powers  06.27.2014
WASHINGTON (RNS) Ralph Reed’s recent Road to Majority conservative confab in the nation’s capital had an unlikely exhibitor in the...
Hawaii's First Death Penalty Case Reaches Verdict

Hawaii's First Death Penalty Case Reaches Verdict

06.27.2014
HONOLULU (AP) — A former soldier convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal...
Death Row Inmates Sue Over Oklahoma's Controversial Execution Methods

Death Row Inmates Sue Over Oklahoma's Controversial Execution Methods

By SEAN MURPHY  06.25.2014
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — By tinkering with Oklahoma's lethal injection procedures, prison officials are experimenting on death row inmates...