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Death Penalty Use Declining Nationwide
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, Supreme Court )

- 2121 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 )

- 2130 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 )

- 2830 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 )

- 2856 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.
- 2880 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...
The Supremes: Ruling on How to Kill
Society & Culture  (tags: death penalty, lethal injection, Supreme Court, cruel and unusual punishment )

- 2896 days ago -
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 )

- 2962 days ago -
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 )

- 2963 days ago -
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 )

- 3039 days ago -
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.
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child executions, death penalty, human rights violation, iran, delara dalrabai, worldwide appeal for justice )

- 3087 days ago -
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 )

- 3129 days ago -
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 )

- 3167 days ago -
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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