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Hiding From the Death Penalty

Craig Haney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Haney

Many of the ugly realities of capital punishment are still covered up in our society, described with euphemisms that make the death penalty seem deceptively palatable.

Utah 'Firing Squad' Execution Planned For Ronnie Lee Gardner (PHOTO)

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is set to execute a convicted killer by firing squad after a judge agreed Friday to the inmate's request, renewing a debat...

Ronnie Lee Gardner, Utah Man Slated For Firing Squad, Seeks Clemency

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DRAPER, Utah — A Utah man set to be executed by firing squad said Thursday he is remorseful and wants a state parole board to spare his life so ...