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Tomorrow Texas Will Kill An Innocent Man - Do You Care?
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, death penalty, Texas, Kenneth Foster, wrongful execution )

Lauren
- 2771 days ago - democracyinaction.org
On Aug 30th Kenneth Foster will be EXECUTED in Texas for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. He has killed no one, yet he will die. DO YOU CARE???
NJ Becomes First State to Prohibit the Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, New Jersey, John Corzine )

RC
- 2664 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The NJ State Legislature voted to eliminate the death penalty for all crimes, leaving life in prison without the pissibility of parole as the stiffest punishment available to judges and juries. Grovernor Corzine will sign the bill promptly. HURRAY!!!!
Iranian Women Jailed for Saying "NO" to Stoning
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, stoning, death penalty )

Doreen
- 2938 days ago - amnesty.ca
Is the stoning of women acceptable? Two women in Iran say stoning to death is NEVER acceptable and they are now in solitary confinement. Please take this action and note it!
The Supremes: Ruling on How to Kill
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, lethal injection, Supreme Court, cruel and unusual punishment )

RC
- 2705 days ago - nytimes.com
NY Times article examines a controversial issue facing the Supreme Court: the issue of how to kill convicted criminals.
Call for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty in Georgia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, Georgia, rights, protection, government )

Cher
- 1286 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Take action below to call on leaders of Georgia's legislature to seek a moratorium on the death penalty until serious problems with the state's criminal justice system are resolved.
Board Recommends Condemned Man Be Spared | Latest News | WFAA.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty )

Patricia
- 2771 days ago - wfaa.com
Gov. Rick Perry commute death row inmate Kenneth Foster's sentence to life
URGENT APPEAL FOR DELARA DARABAI'S LIFE FROM LILY MAZAHERY
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child executions, death penalty, human rights violation, iran, delara dalrabai, worldwide appeal for justice )


- 2895 days ago - care2.com
On Monday, April 23, 2007, the "Distinctions Branch" of Iran's Supreme Court approved Delara's death sentence, thereby placing her within the footsteps of the gallows.
How Killing People With Mental Illnesses Has Become Common in Our Twisted Justice System
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, crime, death, death penalty, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, law, media, mental illness, news, politics, psychiatry, religion, society, violence )

Kit
- 1457 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a cottage industry of high-priced psychiatrists and psychologists who are literally killing people with junk science testimony.
What Are The Supremes Hiding?
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court, lethal injection, secrecy )

RC
- 2639 days ago - truthout.org
A look at the death-penalty lethal injection case before the US Supreme Court, with defense attorneys claiimng that the justices are withholding information crucial to their arguments. Do you think the Court is right to do so?
Oppose Gas Chamber Executions in California! - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: California, death penalty, gas chambers, CDAA, law, Bill SB779 )

Angelika
- 710 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The California District Attorneys Association and Senator Joel Anderson of San Diego have introduced a bill to bring back executions by gas chamber.
URGENT Action Alert - Execution Impending
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Mississippi, Govn. Bryant, Dever, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency )

Angelika
- 697 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Last week the Mississippi Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision issued a ruling denying Willie Manning the ability to do DNA testing that could prove his innocence. Manning's execution is scheduled for May 7th.
Executions In China Under Growing Scrutiny
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, death penalty, law, government, freedoms, crime, americans, police, politics, rights, news, society, culture )

Cal
- 1743 days ago - npr.org
China's government is coming under increasing pressure to reduce its use of the death penalty, slowly shifting the country's legal system away from centuries of authoritarian tradition and toward greater legal protection for individual rights.
Execution-Drug Import Papers Raise Questions
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, drugs, safety, society, rights, culture, dishonesty, murder )

Carrie
- 1467 days ago - azcentral.com
The Arizona Department of Corrections told U.S. Customs and the FDA that it was importing the drugs thiopental and pancuronium bromide for use on animals--and is now planning to use the drug to execute prisoners instead.
Texas Is Running Out of Execution Drugs
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, death penalty, phentobarbital, ethics, humans, government, society, violence, rights, law, culture, news )

Carrie
- 606 days ago - theatlanticwire.com
Texas has just one month's supply remaining of pentobarbital, the drug used in the most active death penalty chambers in the country. Whatever's left of the state's supply of the drug expires at the beginning of September.
States Weigh Punishing Child Rapists With Death
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, sexual abuse, violence, death penalty )

Sherry
- 2848 days ago - foxnews.com
Lynda Marie Kirby sexually abused her young son in ways more horrible than anyone could imagine, and she should have had to pay a steep price for her crimes.
 

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