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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
- 336 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.
Lawyers Demand Investigation of 'Horrifically Botched' Two Hour Execution in Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, death penalty, botched execution, Joseph Wood, death, crime, ethics, humans, society, news, law, abuse, corruption )

CarrieSic
- 223 days ago - rawstory.com
Lawyers for a convicted double-murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona dragged on for two hours, while witnesses watched him gasping for breath and attorneys scrambled to halt the process, have called for an outside review of the "horrifically botched

Society & Culture  (tags: Texas, death penalty, Rodney Reed, wrongful conviction, new investigation, Dead Again, investigation, leading forensic pathologists, affidavits, scientific testimony inaccurate, new appeal, Innocence Project, stay his execution, overturn conviction )

LucyKalei
- 13 days ago - firstlook.org
Kevin Gannon, retired NYPD detective, spent just 10 minutes looking at official documents re: case of Rodney Reed -slated for Texas execution March 5- before concluding something was very, very wrong. Gannon part of 3-cop team on true-crime Dead Again ..
The 21st Century Death Chamber: $100,000 for a Civilized Execution (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: U.S., Oklahoma, death chamber, death penalty, ethics, Human Rights, violence, society, death, sadness, law, rights, safety, news )

CarrieSic
- 144 days ago - theguardian.com
A tour of Oklahoma's state-of-the-art killing room unveils how the state spent thousands on restraints, an electric bed and medical equipment, but also how a theatre of transparency hides actual practices
Inmate Dies Following Botched Oklahoma Execution, Second Execution Delayed
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death penalty, abuse, ethics, rights, safety, society, sadness, news, law )

CarrieSic
- 309 days ago - washingtonpost.com
An Oklahoma inmate who was supposed to be executed Tuesday instead died of a heart attack after the execution was botched, state officials said. Clayton Lockett's execution Tuesday night was halted about 20 minutes after it began.
What It Was Like Watching the Botched Oklahoma Execution (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Oklahoma, death penalty, witnesses, media, news, sadness, society, crime, ethics, government, rights )

CarrieSic
- 306 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The death penalty is favored by a majority of Americans, a number that has dropped significantly. But the actual act of executing people occurs far away from the population and the public eye, in small rooms and guarded facilities and witnessed by few.
Prosecutors to Seek Death Penalty for Man Accused of Killing Muslims in Chapel Hill
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Muslims, hate crime, death penalty, Chapel Hill Murders, North Carolina, Craig Hicks, death, crime, murder, news, ethics, law, rights, interesting, society, culture, religion )

CarrieSic
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Craig Hicks, 46, is charged with three counts of first degree murder in the deaths of a newlywed couple who were his neighbors and the wife's sister at a condominium complex, killings that drew international attention.
Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, death penalty, lethal injection, torture, ethics, law, abuse, rights, sadness, society, safety, humans )

CarrieSic
- 308 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Last night the state of Oklahoma added to America's long history of botched executions when it attempted to execute Clayton Derrell Lockett by lethal injection.
Barbarians In Oklahoma
Society & Culture  (tags: Oklahoma, death penalty, botched, barbarism, Clayton Lockett, execution, execution drugs )

Angelika
- 308 days ago - esquire.com
I am saying this quite deliberately. The state of Oklahoma committed an act of fu... barbarism last night. It did so under the color of law, which makes every citizen of that benighted state complicit in the act of fu... barbarism.
Support Moratorium on the Death Penalty --- PLEASE SIGN!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, culture, death, ethics, law, rights, death penalty, Lockett, moratorium )

Lynn
- 300 days ago - forcechange.com
... justices to place a moratorium on the death penalty. With the recently botched execution of Clayton Lockett, the world saw how capricious and painful the execution can be.
   

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