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South Carolina Will Seek Death Penalty For Dylann Roof

South Carolina Will Seek Death Penalty For Dylann Roof

Kim Bellware  09. 3.2015
The chief prosecutor in Charleston, South Carolina will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the man charged with murdering...
This May Be Oklahoma Death Row Inmate's Last Chance For Exoneration

This May Be Oklahoma Death Row Inmate's Last Chance For Exoneration

Kim Bellware  08.31.2015
 MCALESTER, Okla. -- Oklahoma plans to execute condemned killer Richard Glossip on Wednesday, despite fresh evidence supporting his...
Federal Court Not Eager To Jump Into California Death Penalty Fight

Federal Court Not Eager To Jump Into California Death Penalty Fight

Dana Liebelson  08.31.2015
WASHINGTON -- In oral arguments Monday, three federal judges did not signal whether they are willing to wade into the death penalty...
In The Execution Business, This State Is Surging

In The Execution Business, This State Is Surging

The Marshall Project  08.31.2015
Since Texas carried out the country’s first lethal injection in 1982, the state has performed far more executions than any other...
Why Susan Sarandon Is Apologizing To Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin

Why Susan Sarandon Is Apologizing To Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin

Dr. Phil Show  08.28.2015
With just days before a death row inmate's scheduled execution, activist and actress Susan Sarandon makes an impassioned plea...
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...
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...