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Death row inmate's effort to spare life gains momentum

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Like so many before him, Texas death row inmate Robert Gene Will II says he's not guilty. Given the state of Texas' record in seeing its death sentences carried out, the odds on getting the right people to believe him are not great.
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This source is useful because it explains several reasons of abolish of death penalty. The article comes from a police department in Texas which hooked me because i knew they were going to talk about the abolish. I also love the article because it has a lot of quotes,  descriptive paragraph and real life story's. That also makes a convincing story.

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Becoming Highly Productive Executioners.

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Like most people, my adolescent years were marked by occasional philosophical conflicts with my parents. However, I grew up on a ranch, so some of the contentious issues might seem foreign to other...

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Virginia state executioner who killed 62 people by electric chair and lethal injection becomes OPPONENT of the death penalty

Virginia state executioner who killed 62 people by electric chair and lethal injection becomes OPPONENT of the death penalty | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
Jerry Givens, who executed killers until 1999, began speaking out against the practice after he nearly put an innocent man to death - and after he himself ended up in jail for a crime he says he did not commit.
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The Last Words of Derek Bentley - Hanged at just 19 for a crime he did not commit

This is a reconstruction of the Last words Derek Bentley offered to his parents. It was not written by Derek but instead dictated by him to a warder at Wands...
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Only 32 states left after Maryland's repeal of the death penalty - National Catholic Reporter (blog)

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Only 32 states left after Maryland's repeal of the death penalty
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As civilized people, we need to abolish the death penalty now, if for no other reason than we cannot ever again risk the murder of one innocent person.
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Nebraska Keeps Death Penalty, Though Majority Seems to Back Repeal - Truth-Out

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Nebraska Keeps Death Penalty, Though Majority Seems to Back Repeal Truth-Out Stymied by a filibuster, a Nebraska state senator's latest push to abolish the death penalty died on the floor May 14, but not before a test vote revealed that - for the...
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Death penalty reprieve in Colorado: what it could mean for James Holmes - Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science Monitor Death penalty reprieve in Colorado: what it could mean for James Holmes Christian Science Monitor “When the prosecution seeks the death penalty, they need to be able to say to the victims and to themselves that there is a...
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Petition to End the Death Penalty

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The death penalty, besides being deeply flawed and racist, is not a deterrent. It is exorbitantly costly and morally bankrupt. One cannot teach killing is wrong by killing people. A small child understands that.

Sooner or later the death penalty will be abolished in Texas. It is not a matter of "if " but a question of "when". Please lead Texas to join 18 American states and 140 countries worldwide that have abolished the death penalty!lick here to edit the title

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A Prolonged Stay: The Reasons Behind the Slow Pace of Executions

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Opponents of the death penalty have hit upon an effective tactic: Learn who is making the lethal drugs used in executions and publicly shame them. Now, death penalty states are fighting to make the names of the drugs a state secret.
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Murder Is Our National Sport

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Posted on May 12, 2013 AP/Danny Johnston, File A television camera mounted on the ceiling of a witness room is pointed toward a prison death chamber. By Chris Hedges Murder is our national sport. W...

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Maryland becomes latest US state to abolish death penalty - Reuters

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DigitalJournal.com Maryland becomes latest US state to abolish death penalty Reuters Five other states - Connecticut, Illinois, New Mexico, New York and New Jersey - have repealed capital punishment since 2007, according to the Death Penalty...
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This source is useful because it explain how Maryland abolished death penalty Without being emotional. The article comes from a very important newspaper in Maryland which surprised me because i thought they would be talking about why they abolished death penalty. I also, love that the article has a lot of star statements, ithas reasons  and evidence, and a lot of quotes. That what makes a good article.

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Bill abolishing the death penalty could be in peril - Lincoln Journal Star

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Bill abolishing the death penalty could be in peril
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Although the kill motion showed 26 in support of abolishing the death penalty, there do not appear to be the 33 votes needed to end a filibuster against the measure.
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Starvin' for Justice: Annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty in Washington DC

Starvin' for Justice: Annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty in Washington DC | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
The Fast and Vigil brings death penalty abolitionists from around the country to the steps of the Supreme Court for an energizing grassroots week of training, advocacy, action, community and education.
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***HELP US PROTEST TEXAS' 500TH EXECUTION!*** | Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement

***HELP US PROTEST TEXAS' 500TH EXECUTION!*** | Texas Death Penalty Abolition Movement | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
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Death sentence reversed for 3rd time in triple slaying in Houston County

Death sentence reversed for 3rd time in triple slaying in Houston County | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A state appeals court has again overturned the death sentence for a triple killing in Houston County and ordered a judge to resentence Jerry Jerome Smith.
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This source is useful because, it explains several reasons why you shouldn't kill people. The comes from someone that knows about jail And does not like people being killed, which surprised me because i knew it was going to be against death penalty. I also like that this video has a bunch of star statements, it has good clear sentences, and it gets to the point. That why i think it a good video.

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Bill abolishing the death penalty could be in peril - Fremont Tribune - Fremont Tribune

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Bill abolishing the death penalty could be in peril - Fremont Tribune
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A vote against killing the bill was, in essence, a vote in support of abolishing the death penalty.
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In Colorado, Blacks Make Up 4 Percent Of The Population And 100 Percent Of ... - ThinkProgress

In Colorado, Blacks Make Up 4 Percent Of The Population And 100 Percent Of ... - ThinkProgress | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
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In March, Colorado came close to becoming the 19th state to abolish the death penalty, but the bill failed after Gov.
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Kansas death penalty has cobwebs - Belleville News Democrat

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Kansas death penalty has cobwebs Belleville News Democrat "Constituents have said to me, 'We have a theoretical death penalty, but we don't carry it out in practice,'" said Mary Sloan, executive director of the Kansas Coalition Against the Death...
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Convicted killer Arias would join tiny death row group - Chicago Tribune

Convicted killer Arias would join tiny death row group - Chicago Tribune | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
Convicted killer Arias would join tiny death row group
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Another Potentially Innocent Man On Death Row Faces Execution In Texas

Another Potentially Innocent Man On Death Row Faces Execution In Texas | abolish the death penalty | Scoop.it
Yet another death row inmate in Texas may in fact not be guilty of the crime that put him there. Robert Gene Will was convicted in the 2000 slaying of Deputy Sheriff Barrett Hill in Harris County, Texas.
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THIS IS MY FRIEND    INNOCENT !!!!!!

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Act to Abolish the Death Penalty

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The United States of America is slowly turning against capital punishment. Yet, 43 human beings have been executed in 2011 and1,277 since 1976! It needs to STOP, on a federal level, and in all states where capital punishment is still in practice.

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Texas Bill Would Abolish Death Penalty - for KUHF - KUHF-FM

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A bill to abolish the death penalty in Texas will finally have a committee hearing in the State House. The bill's sponsor says this represents progress in a ...
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CPI(M) demands abolition of death penalty - Daily News & Analysis

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CPI(M) demands abolition of death penalty
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The CPI(M) leader said 97 countries have abolished death penalty and it was time for India to change its statute.
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