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Court grants stay of 'excruciating' execution

Court grants stay of 'excruciating' execution | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
Missouri death row inmate Russell Bucklew is granted a stay of execution. His rare birth defect, lawyers said, would make his death an "excruciating" process.
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The Death Penalty's Underlying Problem

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The death penalty illustrates our tendency to separate people into two groups: monsters who commit heinous crimes and everyone else.
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Hannity Presents Execution By Firing Squad As Humane Alternative To Botched Oklahoma Execution

Hannity Presents Execution By Firing Squad As Humane Alternative To Botched Oklahoma Execution | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
Sean Hannity on the death penalty: "You're not going to mess up a firing squad, right?" http://t.co/5uZ0AlZlaN http://t.co/S5jURK6CcD
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Singapore loosens capital punishment laws - Radio Australia

AFPSingapore loosens capital punishment lawsRadio AustraliaHuman rights groups have called for the total abolition of capital punishment in Singapore - carried out by hanging since British colonial rule - but the government says death sentences for...

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The Inhumanity of the Death Penalty - The Atlantic

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Over at Bloomberg View, Ramesh Ponnuru has taken the occasion to pen a column ostensibly arguing against the death penalty.
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UN, Britain Urge Sudan to Overturn Christian Woman's Death Sentence - Voice of America

UN, Britain Urge Sudan to Overturn Christian Woman's Death Sentence - Voice of America | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
Voice of America UN, Britain Urge Sudan to Overturn Christian Woman's Death Sentence Voice of America "The imposition and enforcement of the death penalty on pregnant women or recent mothers is inherently cruel and leads to a violation of the...
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The death penalty debate: An eye for an eye?

The death penalty debate: An eye for an eye? | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
The botched execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma on April 29 has reignited debate over the death penalty and prompted President Obama to request a review of how it is applied.
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Awaiting Decision On Missouri Execution Case - Execution Midnight Tonight - Happening Now

Russell Shot & Kill A Friend Of Former Girlfriend Than Beat & Rape Her Russell's Lawyer Argue Execution Should Not Go Forward Cause He Could Suffer Awaiting Decision On Missouri Execution...
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The Time Larry David Saved a Man from the Death Penalty

The Time Larry David Saved a Man from the Death Penalty | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
Larry David Once Saved a Man from the Death Penalty — http://t.co/Q1CsHKCjod
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Former executioner opposes death penalty

As an executioner for the State of Virginia, Jerry Givens executed 62 people. Now he's lobbying and praying for the end of execution.
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Daily chart: Expiring | The Economist

Daily chart: Expiring | The Economist | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
The slow death of the death penalty in America More: Our chart on the global increase in executions NINETEEN executions have been carried out so far this year...
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Clayton Lockett Execution Botched: The Problem with Lethal Injection

Clayton Lockett Execution Botched: The Problem with Lethal Injection | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
Update: According to a more detailed account of Lockett's execution, the doctor did in fact insert the IV into the prisoner's groin after an EMT was unable to find a vein in his arms and legs. The Oklahoma execution protocol ...
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Missouri governor refuses to stay execution despite injection controversy - The Guardian

Missouri governor refuses to stay execution despite injection controversy - The Guardian | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
The Guardian Missouri governor refuses to stay execution despite injection controversy The Guardian Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said Monday that he doesn't see any reason to halt the execution of an inmate whose attorneys claim he could suffer...
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Sudan: Woman facing death sentence on grounds of her religion ...

Sudan: Woman facing death sentence on grounds of her religion ... | Death Penalty | Scoop.it
'Adultery' and 'apostasy' are acts which should not be considered crimes at all, let alone meet the international standard of “most serious crimes” in relation to the death penalty. It is a flagrant breach of international human ...
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