Start A Petition

US Politics & Gov't

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

- 1552 days ago -
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 )

- 1869 days ago -
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 )

- 1870 days ago -
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 )

- 1989 days ago -
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 )

- 2029 days ago -
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 )

- 2035 days ago -
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 )

- 2035 days ago -
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 )

- 2036 days ago -
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 )

- 2046 days ago -
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 )

- 2169 days ago -
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 )

- 2213 days ago -
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 )

- 2260 days ago -
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 )

- 2293 days ago -
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 )

- 2340 days ago -
See 1st comment.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, death sentence, Troy Davis, rights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', death penalty )

- 2394 days ago -
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...

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: US Politics & Gov't

Most Active Stories Today in US Politics & Gov't tagged with death penalty

top story finders in US Politics & Gov't

1. Marianne R 23 popular stories

2. Laura H 23 popular stories

3. Paulo R 23 popular stories

4. Animae C 22 popular stories

5. Lisa M 21 popular stories

6. Cher C 20 popular stories

7. Carole K 19 popular stories

8. W. C 19 popular stories

9. Cathy B 19 popular stories

10. JL A 19 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.