Death Penalty

10.2.19

‘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.

7.25.19

These Are the People the Federal Government Wants to Execute

These five men would be the first people executed at the federal level since 2003.

7.25.19

The Trump Administration Is Bringing Back Federal Executions After 16 Years

Attorney General William Barr instructed the Bureau of Prisons on Thursday to schedule executions of five death-row inmates.

6.18.19

Yes, Trump Actually Just Tried to "Both Sides" the Central Park 5

He wouldn't apologize for running full-page ads in several New York newspapers calling for the teens' execution

5.30.19

New Hampshire Lawmakers Abolished the Death Penalty. The Governor Isn't Happy.

“I am incredibly disappointed that the Senate chose to override my veto," Gov. Chris Sununu said.

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1.7.19

“I’m not a suicidal person”: Death row inmate Scott Dozier spoke to VICE News weeks before his apparent suicide

This weekend, Dozier apparently decided he was done waiting for Nevada to kill him: Prison officials found him hanging from a bed sheet.

1.7.19

Death row inmate Scott Dozier wanted Nevada to kill him. He was just found dead of apparent suicide.

Scott Dozier spent years trying to convince the state of Nevada to let him die.

11.16.18

White man who allegedly said "whites don't kill whites" during Kroger shooting is charged with a hate crime

Police said the shooter targeted the supermarket after he was unable to enter a church known for its black congregation.

11.1.18

Guy who made Tennessee's electric chair is worried it will malfunction in tonight's execution

This is only the second time the state has used that method since 1960.

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."

10.25.18

This Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant Is Serving the Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

You can dine on a hamburger, a baked potato, a hard-boiled egg, and three shots of Jack Daniels, just like double-murderer Gary Mark Gilmore.

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