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URGENT - NEW CO Poll - Vote and Thank Governor Hickenlooper
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Denver, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency, reprieve, poll )

- 916 days ago -
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 )

- 937 days ago -
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 )

- 949 days ago -
The California District Attorneys Association and Senator Joel Anderson of San Diego have introduced a bill to bring back executions by gas chamber.
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 )

- 1186 days ago -
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 )

- 1187 days ago -
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 )

- 1526 days ago -
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 )

- 1537 days ago -
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 )

- 1696 days ago -
There exists a cottage industry of high-priced psychiatrists and psychologists who are literally killing people with junk science testimony.
Execution-Drug Import Papers Raise Questions
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, drugs, safety, society, rights, culture, dishonesty, murder )

- 1706 days ago -
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.
Executions In China Under Growing Scrutiny
Society & Culture  (tags: world, China, death penalty, law, government, freedoms, crime, americans, police, politics, rights, news, society, culture )

- 1983 days ago -
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.
Death Penalty Use Declining Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court )

- 2170 days ago -
Washington (CNN) -- Use of capital punishment by states continues its steady decline, with fewer death sentences handed down in 2009 than any year since the death penalty was reinstated by the Supreme Court in 1976.
While U.S. Debates Gay Marriage, Uganda Considers Death Penalty for Homosexuals, Prison for Families
Society & Culture  (tags: homosexual, death penalty, prison, families )

- 2179 days ago -
KAMPALA, Uganda - Proposed legislation would impose the death penalty for some gay Ugandans, and their family and friends could face up to seven years in jail if they fail to report them to authorities. Even landlords
What Are The Supremes Hiding?
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court, lethal injection, secrecy )

- 2879 days ago -
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?
NJ Becomes First State to Prohibit the Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, New Jersey, John Corzine )

- 2904 days ago -
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!!!!
Father Charged With Murder of His Own Children's Shootings
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Kansas City, Missouri, father, children, shootings, divorce case, killing own children, death, courts, death penalty )

K. A.
- 2928 days ago -
Children's bones were found in September in a wooded area near the Missouri R., in nearby Sugar Creek - identified using dental records...shot w/handgun...planned killings to spite wife. May seek death penalty...

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