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No Witches Were Burned During the Salem Witch Trials
Society & Culture  (tags: Salem witch trials, execution, society, women, humans, law, culture, interesting )

- 1609 days ago -
By the time the colonies were set up, English law forbade burning people alive, which meant that no witches could be burned in the American colonies as a result of the trials.
URGENT - NEW CO Poll - Vote and Thank Governor Hickenlooper
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, death penalty, Denver, Colorado, Govn. Hickenlooper, clemency, reprieve, poll )

- 1733 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 )

- 1754 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.
BREAKING - Parole Board Delays Decision on Troy Davis' Fate
Society & Culture  (tags: Troy Davis, GA parole board, execution, decision delayed )

- 2344 days ago -
The state Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday delayed a decision whether to grant or deny clemency to Troy Anthony Davis after hearing pleas for mercy from Davis' family and calls for his execution
Supreme Court Rejects Sniper's Appeal
Society & Culture  (tags: execution, murder, humans, crime, death, family, police, violence )

- 3024 days ago -
Washington area sniper John Allen Muhammad's scheduled execution will go forward Tuesday unless Virginia Gov. Timothy M. Kaine intervenes, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the sniper's final legal appeal.
Texas Execution: Judge Shut Court at 5, Now Faces Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: Death Penality, man, execution, judge, goes to trail )

- 3108 days ago -
SAN ANTONIO -- As lawyers frantically tried to file the last-minute appeal that could have halted the execution of a Death Row inmate, the Texas judge who oversaw the
And You Thought Salem Was Bad...
Society & Culture  (tags: witchcraft, witches, colonial America, Connecticut, witch trials, hangings, execution, history, Puritans, Puritanism, devil, trials )

- 3436 days ago -
Americans are familiar with the horrors of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials. Unhappily my home state, Connecticut, began hunting & hanging witches in 1647, 45 years before the witch hunts & trials in Salem. Great read on a sad chapter in our history.
Troy Davis Granted Stay of Execution By Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: Troy Davis, innocence, Supreme Court, execution, evidence, Innocence Project )

- 3437 days ago -
This is excellent news - there is a preponderance of evidence to show he is most likely not guilty. 7 witnesses have RECANTED. HURRAY! Let's put pressure on people to finally clear him.
.Amnesty: Iran: Stop the Execution of Child Offender Sina Paymard
Society & Culture  (tags: iran, death sentence, child, amnesty, blood monety, execution )

- 3867 days ago -
Amnesty has heard from Sina Paymard's lawyer that he was not executed last night, but his family have 10 days to reach a financial settlement with the victim's kin. If the money is not raised, then they are determined to have Sina executed

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