“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;…”
“I feel like I am living on death row and I feel like I will never come out of this alive.”
“A very big part of this decision was to make it so the chance of these children seeing the video was reduced, which is what their mothers wanted.”
What will become of Noura Hussein Hammad regarding her death penalty for the murder of her husband and rapist from a forced child marriage?
Of the 34 state ballot initiatives seeking to limit or abolish the death penalty, 31 have failed. Is this democracy at its worst?
Yes, justice is blind, but when you start talking about an eye for an eye, it’s not just blind. It’s stupid.
In Oregon and Washington, the costs of seeking and administering the death penalty have increased significantly since the 1980s.
The Black Lives Matter movement is not about special treatment, it’s about equal treatment.
Stop killing people.
How the death penalty may keep innocent people in prison.
How one Ugandan man came out and stood up for human rights.
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi waves at his trial with other Muslim Brotherhood members in Cairo, in May. He was subsequently sentenced to death. Egypt is among a handful of African countries that regularly execute.
A 2010 poll by Lake Research Partners found that a clear majority of voters (61%) would choose a punishment other than the death penalty for murder. So why is this punishment still an option?
Shawn Henfling explores the archaic and barbaric practice of capital punishment in the United States.
Very quietly, the death penalty in the United States is disappearing.
Is there a trend towards abolition?