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Place An Immediate Moratorium on Executions in Ohio - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, Ohio, drugs, lethal injection, cruel, Gov. Kasich )

Angelika
- 87 days ago - change.org
With the execution of Dennis McGuire on January 16, 2014, the state of Ohio undertook an experimental use of drugs to kill him.
Maryland Senate PASSES Repeal!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, Maryland, usa, repeal )

Nancy
- 404 days ago - ejusa.org
Moments ago, the Maryland State Senate voted 27-20 to repeal the death penalty.
Death Penalty Repeal Approved By Maryland Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Maryland, death penalty, Gov. O'Malley, repeal, victory )

Angelika
- 404 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Maryland Senate voted 27 to 20 to repeal the state's death penalty Wednesday after four days of heated and emotional debate, putting Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on the brink of a long-sought legislative victory.
Death Penalty Proposition: Statement From No on Prop 34
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, death penalty, government, ethics, California )

Nancy
- 524 days ago - mercurynews.com
FYI from those in California who celebrate the death penalty. We have work to do.
Angola Death Row Inmate Who Gave False Confession Released After 15 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: justice, death penalty, government, ethics, Angola, Damon Thibodeaux )

Nancy
- 564 days ago - nola.com
In the statement, Thibodeaux said, "I'm grateful to Mr. Connick for studying my case and for his commitment to justice. I'm looking forward to life as a free man."
Stop the Execution of Reggie Clemons ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: clemency, death penalty, crime, jury, Reggie Clemons, government, cover-up, ethics )

Nancy
- 569 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
Everyone acknowledges that Reggie Clemons did not murder Julie and Robin Kerry. He was sentenced to death - at age 19 - as an accomplice. But even his complicity is in question.
Investigate the Execution of Troy Davis ACTION LINK
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davis, Amnesty, family, Georgia, death penalty, NAACP )

Nancy
- 570 days ago - care2.com
We want an independent, impartial and transparent investigation into all that was wrong with Troy's case.
Troy Davis One Year Later
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Troy Davis, Davis, family, Kim Davis, Georgia, Connecticut, Ohio, Maryland, death penalty, NAACP )

Nancy
- 570 days ago - democracynow.org
We speak with three people who joined us for our special live broadcast on the night Troy Davis was executed in Jackson, Georgia, including his sister, Kimberly Davis. "This is a tough time both for me and my family, but as my brother said, he always..."
Terry Williams A Case for Clemency ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: clemency, death penalty, crime, jury, Terry Williams, government, cover-up, ethics )

Nancy
- 580 days ago - terrywilliamsclemency.com
Terry is deeply remorseful for his actions. There are no excuses or justifications for the crimes he committed. Nonetheless, the abuse he suffered provides significant insight into the betrayed, traumatized, and impaired thinking that led him to commit-
Safe California ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - safecalifornia.org
Little did I know that the experience prosecuting a death penalty case would profoundly change my views on justice, the death penalty, and crime prevention. Watch my story -- and then share it with every California voter you know:
California District Attorneys: Stop Seeking Death Sentences Until the People Vote in November! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death penalty, human rights, California )

Nancy
- 747 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The people of California will decide on November 6, 2012 whether to keep the hollow promise of our broken death penalty, or replace it with life in prison with no chance of parole. SAFE California requires inmates to work in high-security prison and to...
Too Dumb to Live? Executing People With Intellectual Disabilities
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, corruption, death penalty, mental handicaps )

Kit
- 795 days ago - truth-out.org
Okay - I have some strong feelings on this one. So when reading this I hope we can have a conversation about this topic.
Stop the Execution of Robert Gattis in Delaware ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, death, death row, death penalty, Delaware )

Nancy
- 828 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Robert Gattis is scheduled to be executed in Delaware on January 20 for a murder committed in 1990. Aged 27 at the time of the crime, he is now 49 after spending almost 20 years on death row. Evidence of his traumatic upbringing, including sustained phys
Kitzhaber Says No to Death
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Death Penalty, Dermocrats, Oregon, Video )

TomCat
- 874 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
NOT IN MY NAME - THE DEATH PENALTY MUST BE ABOLISHED ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death sentence, Troy Davis, rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death penalty )

Nancy
- 929 days ago - change.org
The state of Georgia shamefully executed Troy Davis on September 21, 2011 despite serious doubts about his guilt. But Not In My Name. While a majority of the world - more than 65% of all countries - has abolished the death penalty in law or practice...
 

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