This entire story is a tragic one, and it should push us to admit that the path to justice simply cannot include more gruesome violence.
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State sponsored executions are back in the news again. By the time this column sees the black of print, two men will have been executed in the space of less than one week-one in Ohio and one in Texas.
Most Americans favor the death penalty as a punishment for people convicted of murder, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. But the poll also find...
The death penalty is difficult justify in any modern civilized society. The issue is greater than partisan politics. A sober evaluation of the costs and benefits of state-sanctioned death clearly demonstrates that the death penalty is not viable.
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