Death Penalty

10.3.19

‘Death Penalty, Bring It Forth!’: Trump Loves Capital Punishment

Trump has openly called for capital punishment to be used against people he’s accused of “treason,” “spying,” and other crimes for years.

2.14.19

The Sri Lankan Government is Advertising Job Positions for Hangmen

The President seeks executioners with "excellent moral character" as the country prepares to reintroduce the death penalty.

10.31.18

Prosecutors seek death penalty for man accused of killing 11 at Pittsburgh synagogue

“Hatred and violence on the basis of religion can have no place in our society."

8.14.18

Should 'Late Adolescence' Protect Young People from Execution?

The years between 18 and 21 are a sort of societal limbo period when, in most states, you can't drink, but you can smoke—and get sentenced to die.

5.18.18

Everything Always Turns to Shit on Death Row

Even a breakfast of boiled eggs and cheese somehow gets screwed up by a rogue inmate.

4.13.18

What It's Like to Deliver Death Sentences

I ran for office and took the oath knowing that the death penalty would be part of my job, whether I liked it or not.

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3.23.18

I Watched a Talent Show on Death Row

It was painful but also more fun than I expected.

2.26.18

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to back death penalty for "high-volume" drug dealers, Weinstein Company filing for bankruptcy, Florida Republicans want Parkland sheriff suspended, and more.

2.22.18

These 3 men are all scheduled to be executed tonight

It will be the first time in eight years that the United States has executed three people on one day.

1.2.18

Death penalty states are looking for new ways to execute people

Executions were near a 25-year low in 2017 due to a shortage of lethal injection drugs

11.30.17

In Louisiana, the Poor Face the Death Penalty Without a Lawyer

A years-long public defender crisis in one of the harshest states in America keeps getting uglier.

11.29.17

Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.

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