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Maryland Governor Commutes Sentences for Remaining Death Row Inmates
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, good news, death penalty, Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley, crime, ethics, government, news, elections, democrats, freedoms )

Carrie
- 55 days ago - rawstory.com
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley on Wednesday commuted the death sentences of the last four inmates remaining on death row, effectively ending capital punishment in the state.
USA: Texas Must Halt Shameful Execution of Man With Severe Mental Disability | Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, Texas, severe mental disability, amnesty international, Rick Perry )

Kathryn
- 86 days ago - amnestyusa.org
The State of Texas should immediately halt its shameful plans to execute a man with severe mental illness, said Amnesty International with the scheduled execution now less than a week away. Article and Twitter Campaign link.
Texas Is Premeditating Murder
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, GOP Crimes )

TomCat
- 93 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
The Enforcers of the Death Penalty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, judicial homicide, capitol punishment, silent actors, usa, Osofsky, correction officers, prison )

Nancy
- 144 days ago - msn.com
It's a dimension of capital punishment that is rarely discussed. We frequently debate whether it's moral to make human beings die for their actions. But should we also be asking how moral it is to appoint other human beings to be their killers?
"Halt All Executions" ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, death penalty, botched executions, constitution, corruption, ethics, crime, government, SupremeCourt, freedoms )

Carrie
- 175 days ago - ncadp.org
We need to mobilize 90 million people to tell government officials that this is NOT what we want. We want a halt to all executions - especially after this horrific wave of cruel and unusual lethal injections. Stand up and take action? Sign the petition!
I Support Repeal of the Death Penalty ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, death penalty, mistakes, human rights )

Nancy
- 240 days ago - org2.salsalabs.com
Since 1973, at least 144 people have been freed after evidence revealed that they were wrongfully sentenced to die. That's almost one innocent person exonerated for every ten who've been executed.
Abbott Decides Texas Can Keep Drugs Used in Executions Secret
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty )

Ashley
- 272 days ago - time.com
Abbott has now decided, that Texas can keep the source of its execution drugs a secret. If the death penalty is a "just" concept, why are you so scared? Abbott changed his mind. He rejected three similar requests earlier. He's also running for Governor.
Citing Public's Right to Know, News Agencies File Suit Over Secret Execution Drugs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, constitution, death penalty, first amendment, government, media, transparancy )

Kit
- 284 days ago - commondreams.org
Citing First Amendment principles, newspapers argue Oklahoma must tell public about origin, ingredients of lethal injection "cocktail".
Demand That Oklahoma Halt All Executions ACTION ALL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, government, americans, human rights, americans )

Nancy
- 299 days ago - ncadp.org
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty 90 million Americans believe the death penalty is wrong. We mobilize them to end the death penalty state by state.
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
- 403 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
- 720 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
- 721 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
- 840 days ago - mercurynews.com
FYI from those in California who celebrate the death penalty. We have work to do.
 

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