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Monday, April 28, 2014

Capital punishment in the news

Start with this from The Economist: "The Slow death of the death penalty."

Then, move to these:

What botched executions tell us about the death penalty

Boston Globe-Apr 27, 2014
Earlier this month, the New Hampshire State Senate deadlocked on a vote to repeal the state's death penalty, tying 12 to 12 and leaving the law ...
Oregon shows no inclination to carry out the death penalty -- should ...
The Oregonian-Apr 26, 2014

After court drama, Oklahoma to have 2 executions

Charlotte Observer-Apr 24, 2014
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is working on specifics and logistics of how Tuesday's executions will be carried out, Fallin said.

Holy Capital Punishment

National Catholic Reporter (blog)-Apr 19, 2014
The dynamics of capital punishment follow us to this day as we create reasons for justifying its practice. While it's reasonable to assume that ...

NH Senate to vote on repeal of death penalty

Boston Globe-Apr 17, 2014
As the vote has neared, appeals to conscience have intensified. State Senator Nancy Stiles, a Hampton Democrat who backs the death penalty ...
State Senate upholds death penalty; 1 on death row
-SFGate-Apr 17, 2014
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