Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: execution

Virginia becomes first southern state to abolish the 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."

35 House democrats join Reps. Bush and Pressley in calling on...

"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."

Mississippi passes bill to legalize death by firing squad as lethal...

Of the 33 states with the death penalty, only Oklahoma and Utah allow for execution by firing squad.

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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”