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This Is What It Feels Like To Spend Your Life Working On Death Row

This Is What It Feels Like To Spend Your Life Working On Death Row

Kim Bellware  04.13.2015
This May 27, 2008, file photo shows the State of Texas execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) In the polarizing...
Bostonians Differ With Fellow Americans On How To Punish Marathon Bomber

Bostonians Differ With Fellow Americans On How To Punish Marathon Bomber

Ariel Edwards-Levy  04.10.2015
WASHINGTON -- Most Americans want to see convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death, a new HuffPost/YouGov...
Texas Executes First Inmate With New Batch Of Drugs

Texas Executes First Inmate With New Batch Of Drugs

Kim Bellware  04. 9.2015
A man convicted of killing a Texas cop and a gas station customer in 2002, was executed by lethal injection Thursday night at the Huntsville...
Oklahoma To Bring Back The Gas Chamber

Oklahoma To Bring Back The Gas Chamber

Kim Bellware  04. 9.2015
Oklahoma lawmakers voted Thursday to reinstate the gas chamber as a backup execution method to lethal injection. The Oklahoma Senate...
<i>Game of Thrones</i> vs. Real Life: 5 Ways Fact Is Worse Than Fiction

Game of Thrones vs. Real Life: 5 Ways Fact Is Worse Than Fiction

Anna Neistat  04. 9.2015
The long-awaited fifth season of Game of Thrones begins on Sunday 12 April. Broadcast in 170 countries, the show shocks viewers and generates...
Larry Flynt Wins Right To Pursue Missouri Execution Records

Larry Flynt Wins Right To Pursue Missouri Execution Records

Reuters  04. 7.2015
REUTERS — A federal appeals court on Tuesday said Larry Flynt, the publisher of Hustler magazine, had a right to weigh in on two lawsuits...
Boston Bishops: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shouldn't Get Death Penalty

Boston Bishops: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Shouldn't Get Death Penalty

The Associated Press  04. 7.2015
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley and fellow Massachusetts Roman Catholic bishops said Monday it would be against the church's...
Ex-Death Row Prosecutor: 'We Still Deal In The Politics Of Blood'

Ex-Death Row Prosecutor: 'We Still Deal In The Politics Of Blood'

Kim Bellware  04. 1.2015
"I think the death penalty itself should be killed. The whole system is fatally flawed."
Why 400+ Catholic, Evangelical Leaders Want To Kill The Death Penalty

Why 400+ Catholic, Evangelical Leaders Want To Kill The Death Penalty

Religion News Service  04. 1.2015
(RNS) Holy Week is used by many Christians to reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus on Good Friday, and now more than 400 Catholic and evangelical...
Jesus Died in a Police State

Jesus Died in a Police State

John W. Whitehead  04. 1.2015
For all the accolades poured out upon Jesus, little is said about the harsh realities of the police state in which he lived and its similarities...
24 Hours at the Cross: A Holy Week Confrontation with Execution in Texas

24 Hours at the Cross: A Holy Week Confrontation with Execution in Texas

Rev. Jeff Hood  03.31.2015
During Holy Week, I knew I needed to carry my cross down and share the love of God. I cannot let hate and violence continue without question....
Pharmacist Group Discourages Members From Providing Lethal Injection Drugs

Pharmacist Group Discourages Members From Providing Lethal Injection Drugs

Kim Bellware  03.31.2015
The American Pharmacists Association, a major professional organization of pharmacists, adopted a policy Monday discouraging its 62,000...
Latino Evangelicals Call For An End To The Death Penalty

Latino Evangelicals Call For An End To The Death Penalty

Religion News Service  03.30.2015
(RNS) A leading group of Latino evangelicals has called for an end to state-sanctioned capital punishment, the first national association...