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Abolish the Death Penalty in New Hampshire - SIGN PLEASE !
Society & Culture  (tags: Death penalty, New Hampshire, Senate vote, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PETITION )

Angelika
- 14 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
Massive public pressure has helped end the death penalty in 18 states in recent years. You can help make New Hampshire next. Sign Amnesty's solidarity action calling for an end to the death penalty in New Hampshire.
Facing Death-Drug Shortages, State Lawmaker Considers Firing Squads
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death penalty, society, ethics, humans, violence, politics, government, culture, death, crime )

Carrie
- 92 days ago - nationaljournal.com
Faced with shortages of death-penalty drugs, states for the past few years have explored more "creative" solutions to kill people. And now one Wyoming lawmaker is advocating for the return of the firing squad in his state.
Let's Put An End To The Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, crime, ethics, death penalty, Florida, society, culture, murder, violence )

Carrie
- 93 days ago - nationalmemo.com
The execution of Thomas Knight last week is a textbook case for why Florida's dysfunctional death penalty should be scrapped.Here was a man whose guilt was never in doubt, whose crimes were cold-blooded, whose attitude remained remorseless and often...
Texas Is Running Out of Execution Drugs
Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, death penalty, phentobarbital, ethics, humans, government, society, violence, rights, law, culture, news )

Carrie
- 258 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.
As Many as 27 Death Penalty Convictions Based on Forensic Errors? There Could Be More to Come
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, death penalty, society, FBI, sadness, rights, ethics )

Carrie
- 269 days ago - alternet.org
In an unprecedented federal review of old cases and whether or not authorities royally messed up with anything related to them, U.S. officials have said that they have uncovered as many as 27 potentially faulty death penalty convictions, mostly due...
Veto the Timely Justice Act - Please Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: Florida, Timely Justice Act, death penalty, governor Scott, human rights )

Angelika
- 313 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Write to Florida Gov. Rick Scott today and urge him to veto the "Timely Justice Act", because Florida should not risk executing an innocent person! Like Juan Melendez, Florida had 23 more death row exonerees in the past.
URGENT - NEW CO Poll - Vote and Thank Governor Hickenlooper
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Denver, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency, reprieve, poll )

Angelika
- 328 days ago - denverpost.com
Yesterday was a historic day for death penalty repeal efforts in Colorado. Hickenlooper granted a reprieve for Nathan Dunlap, who was scheduled to be executed in August. Please show your support for the governor's actions by voting in this online poll!
URGENT Action Alert - Execution Impending
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Mississippi, Govn. Bryant, Dever, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency )

Angelika
- 349 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.
Oppose Gas Chamber Executions in California! - TAKE ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: California, death penalty, gas chambers, CDAA, law, Bill SB779 )

Angelika
- 361 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 NEEDED TO STOP PENNSYLVANIA EXECUTION
Society & Culture  (tags: URGENT ACTION NEEDED, sign the petition, death penalty, execution, capital punishment, Pennsylvania, change.org )

Brian
- 583 days ago - change.org
Pennsylvania is preparing to execute Terrance "Terry" Williams on October 3, 2012, in spite of staunch opposition to his execution from the victim's widow, five jurors from trial, child advocates, prosecutors and others. Please sign the petition.
Saudi Arabia: Two Men To Stand Trial For Converting Woman To Christianity, Illegal In This Sharia Ruled Land
Society & Culture  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Apostasy, Conversion to Christianity, Death Penalty, Intolerance, No Religious Freedom, crime, religion, rights, women )

Rob and J
- 598 days ago - barnabasfund.org
After apparently converting, the woman went to Lebanon, where she received help from a Christian group, and she is now said to be in the UK. Conversion to Christianity is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia. Islam is the only legal religion.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest September Executions and Possible Actions.
Society & Culture  (tags: pending executions, justice, death penalty, activism, activists, society, politics, activists, ethics, safety, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 599 days ago - weacttoday.info
This blog post will give you an overview of this month's (September 2012) planned executions with links to articles,websites and petitions. We encourage you to contact governors to protest to the death penalty every time it is imposed!
Call for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty in Georgia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, Georgia, rights, protection, government )

Cher
- 938 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.
Abolish the Death Penalty NOW ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, death penalty, environment, protection, rights )

Cher
- 949 days ago - forcechange.com
The death penalty is an outdated and inhumane form of punishment that dates back to the fifth century BC. Over its history, the death penalty has evolved from its nascent stage where it was once the only form of judicial punishment to a phase in which
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
- 1108 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a cottage industry of high-priced psychiatrists and psychologists who are literally killing people with junk science testimony.
 

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