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PETITION - Add Your Name: Tell Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to NOT Resume Executions.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tennessee GOVERNOR, Bill haslam, execution, americans, ethics, usa )

Lone
- 444 days ago - dailykos.com
Tennessee has not had an execution in almost a decade. But now, they are planning to execute up to 11 people over the next four months.
Countdown to An Execution in Oklahoma
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Richard Glossip, Oklahomea, Execution, 16 September 2015, mounting evidence that he is innocent )

Rosie
- 1341 days ago - nytimes.com
At 3 pm, the State of Oklahoma plans to execute Richard Glossip in the face of mounting evidence that he is innocent, as he has argued all along. He was convicted of masterminding the 1997 murder of Barry Van Treese who owned the motel he worked at.
Supreme Court Will Hear Case On Executions And Mental Disability
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: mental health, U.S. Supreme Court, mental competence, execution )

Judy
- 2035 days ago - npr.org
The standard by which a person is judged to be mentally competent enough to face execution for a crime will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court, which agreed Monday to hear a Florida case revolving around that issue.
URGENT: Georgia Reschedules Execution of Warren Hill ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Warren Hill, Supreme Court, execution, July 19, urgent )

Nancy
- 2132 days ago - ejusa.org
Despite the brief stay of execution, the United States Supreme Court remains the best hope for preventing Hill's execution. Executing people with intellectual disabilities is constitutionally banned in the United States. But the state of Georgia has...
US Woman Teresa Lewis Executed for Family Murders
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: death penalty, execution, constitution, government )

Michelle
- 3159 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A 41-year-old woman who conspired to murder her husband and stepson has been executed in the US state of Virginia.Teresa Lewis was the first woman to be put to death in the US for five years and in Virginia since 1912.
New Mexico: One More Execution for the Road - or Maybe FIVE More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GovernorBillRichardson, NewMexico, DeathPenalty, MaryNeal, Execution, LethalInjection, Abolitionists, DeathRow, DeathPenaltyRepeal, LifeWithoutParole )

Mary
- 3688 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
DEATH PENALTY SUPPORTERS in New Mexico who were disappointed recently when Governor Bill Richardson signed the repeal of the death penalty have good reason to rejoice today! Governor Richardson has reportedly decided to allow the executions of ...
KILLING INMATES IS COSTLY - CHEAPER TO WATCH TV
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: execution, deathpenalty, InnocenceProject, Amnesty International, assistancetotheincarceratedmentallyill, maryneal, Prison Nation, lethalinjection, DNATesting )

Mary
- 3706 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
Capital punishment is costs taxpayers up to $90,000 more per inmate per year than life without parole sentences. There's a saying in the South: "He ain't worth killin'." Ten states may follow New Mexico's example and say, "Death to the Death Penalty."
Woman Sues US Prison Over Son's 86-Minute Execution
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, death, sue, execution, vilation, congress, bushadministration, crime, ethics, torture )

Elsa
- 4337 days ago - rawstory.com
The mother of a US man whose 2006 execution took 86 minutes and involved sticking needles into him 19 times has sued the prison team which oversaw the execution for civil rights violations.
   

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