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I Support Repeal of the Death Penalty ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, death penalty, mistakes, human rights )

- 57 days ago -
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 )

- 89 days ago -
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 )

- 100 days ago -
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 )

- 115 days ago -
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 )

- 220 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 )

- 537 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 )

- 538 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 )

- 657 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 )

- 697 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 )

- 703 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 )

- 703 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 )

- 703 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 )

- 713 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 )

- 837 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:

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