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Duane Buck

Study Reveals Shocking Connection Between Race And Capital Punishment In Texas

www.chron.com | Posted 11.15.2011 | Black Voices

The connection between race and capital punishment has been a hot topic this year, and it's likely to remain one after a new study found a shocking pa...

Mike Sacks

Justices Refuse To Hear Death Penalty Case Raising Racism Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday morning declined to hear a controversial death penalty case out of Texas and agreed to hear oral argument on...

Texas Death Row Inmate Denied Supreme Court Hearing

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Texas death row inmate who won a last-minute reprieve from the high court in Sept...

Rick Perry Responds To Supreme Court's Decision In Death Penalty Case

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry -- who as Texas governor has overseen the execution of 235 convicted killers -- said Friday that he “resp...

Celebrating The Interruption Of Death

Shane Claiborne | Posted 11.16.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

It is this dual conviction that no one is above reproach and that no one is beyond redemption that lies at the heart of our faith. Undoubtedly it's why the early Christians were characterized by non-violence.

Texas Execution Halted Amid Supreme Court Review

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago was at least temporarily spared from lethal injection when th...

Attorneys For Texas Death Row Inmate Plead To Supreme Court

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — The U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution Thursday of a black man convicted of a double murder in Texas 16 years ago after...

Jason Linkins

Rick Perry's Next Controversial Execution Comes Thursday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Having devoted significant attention to Rick Perry's role in the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, let's turn our attention to what could potentia...