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Execution-Drug Import Papers Raise Questions
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, drugs, safety, society, rights, culture, dishonesty, murder )

Carrie
- 1120 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.
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
- 1397 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.
Death Penalty Use Declining Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court )

Kristi
- 1583 days ago - cnn.com
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 )

Lone
- 1593 days ago - nydailynews.com
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 )

RC
- 2293 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?
NJ Becomes First State to Prohibit the Death Penalty
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, New Jersey, John Corzine )

RC
- 2318 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!!!!
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.
- 2342 days ago - cnn.com
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...
The Supremes: Ruling on How to Kill
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, lethal injection, Supreme Court, cruel and unusual punishment )

RC
- 2359 days ago - nytimes.com
NY Times article examines a controversial issue facing the Supreme Court: the issue of how to kill convicted criminals.
Board Recommends Condemned Man Be Spared | Latest News | WFAA.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty )

Patricia
- 2425 days ago - wfaa.com
Gov. Rick Perry commute death row inmate Kenneth Foster's sentence to life
Tomorrow Texas Will Kill An Innocent Man - Do You Care?
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, humans, death penalty, Texas, Kenneth Foster, wrongful execution )

Lauren
- 2425 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???
States Weigh Punishing Child Rapists With Death
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, crime, sexual abuse, violence, death penalty )

Sherry
- 2502 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.
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 )


- 2549 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.
Iranian Women Jailed for Saying "NO" to Stoning
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, stoning, death penalty )

Doreen
- 2592 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!
Expert: Key Signs Ignored in Botched Execution of Miami Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penalty, Prisoners )

Felicia
- 2629 days ago - orlandosentinel.com
Dr. Denise Clark, a physician from Orlando who specializes in vein therapy, testified the executioners who reported trouble pushing a deadly chemical mix into the veins of Angel Nieves Diaz on Dec. 13 should have known their intravenous lines were not pro
 

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