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Georgia Executes Man For 1998 Murders Of A Father And 2 Children

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.18.2017 | Crime

ATLANTA, April 27 (Reuters) - A man described by a prosecutor as “pure damn evil” for killing two children and their father in 1998 was executed i...

Georgia Just Executed An Intellectually Disabled Man Whose Sentencing Was Tainted By Racism

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics

Kenneth Fults, an intellectually disabled man who pleaded guilty to murdering his next-door neighbor in 1996, was put to death by lethal injection Tue...

Georgia Executes Man Who Killed Neighbor

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.12.2016 | Crime

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A Georgia man whose next-door neighbor pleaded for her life before he killed her during a 1996 burglary was executed by lethal inj...

Religious Leaders See Delayed Execution As Act Of God

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.03.2015 | Religion

Kelly Gissendaner was scheduled to die at 7 p.m. Monday night, and would have become the first woman to receive the death penalty in Georgia in 70 yea...

This Tuesday, Georgia Will Execute an Intellectually Disabled Man Unless the Courts Intervene

Cassy Stubbs | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Cassy Stubbs

We have only a few days before Mr. Hill enters the death chamber. His execution will mock the Constitution and our common decency unless the courts intervene, now.

Drunk Lawyer's Mentally Disabled Client To Be Executed; One Of Two Today

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2015 | Crime

By David Beasley and Carey Gillam ATLANTA/KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec 9 (Reuters) - A Georgia man due to be executed on Tuesday for the 1995...

Mentally Disabled Man To Be Executed Next Week In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime

Warren Lee Hill, a man with a mental disability currently on death row in a Georgia prison, is scheduled to be executed on Feb. 19 despite a Supreme C...

How Does Georgia, an Overwhelmingly Christian State, Justify Murdering Davis?

Cascade, GA Patch | Rev. Robert Wright, Rector, St. Paul's Episcopal Church | Posted 11.21.2011 | Religion

Shame on Georgia. Today the state of Georgia, an overwhelmingly Christian state, will murder Troy Davis. Where does Jesus authorize this practic...

John Rudolf

'Persistent Doubts' Plague Pending Georgia Execution, Former FBI Chief Says | John Rudolf | Posted 12.01.2011 | Crime

The execution of Troy Davis, a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die in less than a week, should be halted because of "pervasive, persistent doubt...

Trymaine Lee

WATCH: Troy Davis' Execution Date Set By Georgia Authorities | Trymaine Lee | Posted 11.07.2011 | Black Voices

Years of public appeals, pleas of innocence and international support have yet to prevent what may be Troy Davis' fate: Prison officials in Georgia ha...