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2014/08/25 21:13
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Botched executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona and continuing problems with lethal injection drugs have put the death penalty back in the news. After a brief moratorium following Oklahoma's debacle,...
2014/08/25 21:13
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2014/08/13 19:59
2014/08/13 19:59
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky prison cameras captured on videotape condemned inmates heading for the death chamber in two of the state's executions as part of a little-known archive that now could come...
2014/08/12 17:49
2014/08/12 17:49
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Ohio’s capital punishment system is likely to face new challenges following an unusually long execution in which the condemned man appeared to gasp several times. Family members of death row inmate...
2014/08/07 13:15
2014/08/07 13:15
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Despite a shortage of lethal-injection drugs, two of the nation's most active death penalty states have quietly carried on with executions by turning to pentobarbital, a powerful sedative that...
2014/08/07 06:28
2014/08/07 06:28
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New Orleans, Louisiana (CNN) -- Sister Helen Prejean blasts the air-conditioner in her champagne-colored Toyota Corolla, the back bumper held up with duct tape. It's clear why friends insist on...
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2014/08/02 21:57
2014/08/02 21:57
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... — A single lethal injection was supposed to speedily end Joseph Wood’s life last week. When it didn’t, Arizona executioners gave him a total of 15 doses of a novel drug cocktail, according to...
2014/07/30 05:19
2014/07/30 05:19
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How an Indian entrepreneur is helping to resist executions in the US | GlobalPost Mandakini GahlotJuly 30, 2014 00:33How an Indian entrepreneur is helping to resist executions in the US Without the...
2014/07/29 19:57
2014/07/29 19:57
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Here's a look at what you need to know about the death penalty in the United States. Facts: Capital punishment is legal in 32 U.S. states. Approximately 3,050 inmates in 35 states are awaiting...
2014/07/29 05:35
2014/07/29 05:35
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Public support for the death penalty in the United States has declined, but it remains strong, with at least 60 percent of respondents in surveys saying that they favor capital punishment. Whether the...
2014/07/28 06:23
2014/07/28 06:23
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For every death row inmate Idaho executes, it has freed another on new evidence while an equal number died of illness - to say nothing of all the condemned people serving out life sentences thanks to...
2014/07/26 07:49
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Do not get teary-eyed or enraged thinking about how Joseph R. Wood III died. There is little doubt that it took Wood nearly two hours to die. Well, actually it took 23 years for Wood to die since he...
2014/07/25 00:11
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that the disproportionate number of minorities in the nation's prisons convinced him to push for sentencing reform and restoring voting rights...
2014/07/24 15:42
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Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported during the process nationwide. Those include delays in finding...
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