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Now, he often collaborates with Prejean at anti-death-penalty events. "What I see with the death penalty is they don't get argued into thinking differently, they get storied into thinking differently," Claiborne said.
A handful of Republicans and Libertarians gathered in Orlando Wednesday to announce formation of a conservative group to oppose Florida's death penalty, yet tried hard to distance themselves from controversial and progressive anti-death penalty State ...
Influenced by anti-capital punishment activists, major drug companies have stopped making their lethal products available to states using them for capital punishment, so states have been scrambling to find alternatives.
Indiana officials probably don't want to have a big debate about the death penalty, but they more or less have to. The issue has been hijacked by capital punishment opponents, who have pushed the state into a corner by challenging the lethal cocktail ...
Influenced by anti-capital punishment activists, major drug companies have stopped making their lethal products available to states using them for capital punishment, so states have been scrambling to find alternatives.
Indiana officials probably don't want to have a big debate about the death penalty, but they more or less have to. The issue has been hijacked by capital punishment opponents, who have pushed the state into a corner by challenging the lethal cocktail ...
Indiana officials probably don't want to have a big debate about the death penalty, but they more or less have to. The issue has been hijacked by capital punishment opponents, who have pushed the state into a corner by challenging the lethal cocktail ...
The murder of African American college student Richard Collins III on the campus of the University of Maryland (UMD) by a known white supremacist shocked and horrified people around the country.
That is the frightening context for scores of death threats directed at author, activist and Princeton University professor Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor this week after Fox News and other right-wing media targeted her following her commencement address at ...
Lush, the activist-minded cosmetics company, was kicking off an anti-capital punishment campaign at its Michigan Avenue store, complete with speakers, including a death row exonoree, and a mini-documentary about wrongful convictions.
Judge Griffen generated controversy that same day, Good Friday, when he joined an anti-death penalty protest organized by his church outside the Arkansas Governor's Mansion.
Senators Francis Pangilinan and Antonio Trillanes IV join anti-death penalty activists at the main gate of the Senate on Wednesday.
I wrote to activists I found on the internet and asked to have coffee. I started working at an advocacy group right out of ... But it isn't just anti death penalty campaigners or migrant workers rights groups that suffer this loss. It is social workers ...
Senator Paolo "Bam" Aquino IV urged anti-death penalty advocates to work hard in persuading Filipinos who push for its reimposition as capital punishment that it would not resolve the country's pressing problems and lead to injustice to the poor ...
... together with the EU Heads of Mission and the Head of Mission of Norway, was in response to the plea by anti-death penalty advocates on the then impending execution of Muhammad Ridzuan on Friday morning. It was a last-minute attempt by the ...
The court verdict cited as "evidence" comments she had made on facebook criticizing executions and human rights violations in Iran, her participation in solidarity events for death row prisoners, distributing anti-death penalty pamphlets and having ...
Bona fide civil rights activists have described the SPLC founder as "a con man and a fraud." A 2000 Harper's Magazine article by Ken Silverstein quotes anti-death penalty activist Millard farmer on Dees' apparent fund-raising monomania: "He's the Jim ...
In response, a phalanx of anti-death-penalty lawyers and activists sprang into action. This hardy group has found that the best way to stop executions is to simply gum up the works.
Bona fide civil rights activists have described the SPLC founder as "a con man and a fraud." A 2000 Harper's Magazine article by Ken Silverstein quotes anti-death penalty activist Millard farmer on Dees' apparent fund-raising monomania: "He's the Jim ...
Muhammad's pending execution has thus once again shines the spotlight on what anti-death penalty activists call a flaw in the Misuse of Drugs Act (MDA) - the Public prosecutor's powers vis a vis the COC.
James L. Connor, S.J., former President, U.S. Jesuit Conference; and Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J., anti-death penalty activist. At the May 10 event, held in Washington D.C. at Gonzaga College high school, Burns articulated McGuire's success at Trinity ...
This question is not only on the lips of activists, but also those in the Bay Area for whom politics seemed, pre-Trump, as merely an irritating distraction from a lively and fulfilling life.
And Lush's work with the latter organization doesn't stop at the bath bomb: It's teaming up with the NCADP to hold community events featuring activists, exonerees, and grassroots organizations in Lush stores all across the U.S. during the month of May.
In 1973, when her 7-year-old daughter was kidnapped during a family camping trip in Montana and murdered by her captor, the mother of five said she would have killed the person who did it with her "bare hands.
People hold a banner and signs on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in Atlanta during a 2011 vigil for a Georgia death-row inmate before his execution.
The head of the Philippine Catholic bishops' conference has called on fellow prelates to support an anti-death penalty march on the capital that started last week in the southern Philippines.
activists say immigrants detained at a jail serving four counties in Oregon recently held a hunger strike over what they called horrible conditions.
While speaking Friday at a forum hosted by The Philippines-based activist group FLAG Anti-Death Penalty Task Force, Callamard called the method ineffective and dangerous, with the potential to damage society as a whole.
Catholic lay faithful and civil society groups have begun a march from Mindanao to Manila to urge senators to vote against the bill seeking to restore the death penalty for heinous crimes.
Past speakers include David Dellinger, a peace activist and member of the Chicago 7; Roy Bourgeois, a priest and founder of School Of The Americas Watch; Jesse Jackson, who "stopped by that one year," says Miley; John Lewis, the congressman and civil ...
Beginning in 2011, drugmakers, many based in Europe, came under new pressure from anti-death penalty activists and began to put drugs previously used in executions off limits.
... and bold design, building to a finale that left many in the audience tearing up as they rose for a heartfelt standing O. On opening night, the appearance of composer Jake Heggie bringing real-life anti-capital-punishment activist Sister Helen ...
Hunger strikes are a form of protest used by various human rights activists and political prisoners to draw attention to the plight of prisoners and human rights in ...
Maya Foa, an anti-death penalty activist, first convinced British government and eventually the European Commission to ban the exporting of drugs intended for lethal injection, the Atlantic reports.
At the prison gate, half a dozen Arkansas state police cars were lined up bumper to bumper dividing two cordoned off areas with anti-death-penalty protesters to the left and death-penalty advocates to the right. Griffin Hardy of Chicago, pacing around ...
You cannot argue that the God of the Bible is against the death penalty. Last week Shane Claiborne, social activist, tweeted that the death penalty is a disgrace to Jesus.
John Kuehn, who introduced the bill, persuasively made the point during floor debate that the reason a measure like this has become necessary is because extreme anti-death penalty activists harass, intimidate and bully drug manufacturers and others ...
I have to inform Nebraska State Sen. John Kuehn of Heartwell that, regarding Legislative Bill 661, the public has the right to transparency when it comes to the names of the manufacturers of drugs used in executions.
Ayala, the Sentinel reported, ousted incumbent Ashton with a $1.4 million campaign boost from a Political Action Committee that has ties to George Soros, a well-known liberal activist. "State Attorney Ayala's complete refusal to consider capital ...
Monday, as the hour of his execution neared, a defense attorney and an anti-death-penalty activist lamented that the details weren't taken into account.
Few prisoners face execution, and anti-death penalty activists may yet reduce that number to zero. But botched injections are not the only ways in which we pile cruelties on the condemned.
"To protect the integrity of the judicial system, this court has a duty to ensure that all are given a fair and impartial tribunal.
Few prisoners face execution, and anti-death penalty activists may yet reduce that number to zero. But botched injections are not the only ways in which we pile cruelties on the condemned.
Anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean is 78. Singer-musician Iggy Pop is 70. Actress Patti LuPone is 68. Actor Tony Danza is 66.
Britain's queen Elizabeth II, 91; actress-comedian-writer Elaine May, 85; actor Charles Grodin, 82; actor Reni Santoni, 79; anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean, 78; singer-musician Iggy Pop, 70; actress Patti LuPone, 68; actor Tony Danza ...
After a protracted legal battle, Arkansas carried out its first execution since 2005 using the controversial drug midazolam. Ledell Lee, who was convicted of murder in 1995, died on Thursday night at 11:56 p.m.
In a brief, Arkansas officials blamed "anti-death-penalty activists" for the shortage, saying they had "a long history of keeping states from obtaining lethal drugs for use in lawful executions by subjecting manufacturers and suppliers to threats and ...
... growing worldwide for Glossip, the docu-series also features interviews with high-profile supporters including Academy Award(R)-winning actress Susan Sarandon, billionaire entrepreneur and social activist Richard Branson, and anti-death penalty ...
Anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean is 78. Singer-musician Iggy Pop is 70. A Actor Tony Danza is 66. Actor James Morrison is 63.
Anti-death penalty activist Sister Helen Prejean is 78. Singer-musician Iggy Pop is 70. Actress Patti LuPone is 68. Actor Tony Danza is 66.


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