Tag: death penalty
“With Governor Northam’s signature today, Virginia has now joined 22 other states, including Washington, D.C., that have abandoned the death penalty."
"We believe that rebuilding the dignity of America requires that we recommit ourselves to the tradition of due process, mercy, and judicial clemency when it comes to matters related to the criminal legal system."
The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans to resume the death penalty after a more than 15-year moratorium. This week Attorney...
Of the 33 states with the death penalty, only Oklahoma and Utah allow for execution by firing squad.
It was an otherwise bright spot for left-leaning voters, on a night punctuated by shocking Republican gains.
This Republican-sponsored House Bill would authoriz the death penalty in cases involving the murder of a child or law enforcement officer.
"Government shouldn’t be in the business of killing. It’s not our place."