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The Execution of Women in America

  • The first woman ever executed was by hanging. Her name was Mary Surratt and she was sentenced to death for her part in the assassination of President Lincoln.
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Mental Health

Firing Squads for Death Row Inmates?

A Fitting Swan Song for This Administration

Justice Department rushing to expand execution firing squads for federal death row inmates: CNN headline. November 28, 2020. 854 more words

Donald Trump

jilldennison reblogged this on Filosofa's Word and commented:

I read a few days ago in The Root that Trump is trying to push through a plan to perform executions by firing squad and the electric chair, and I was incensed. This is the most unconscionable ... it is something I expect in Somalia, not in the U.S.! I hadn't yet written about this latest abomination, but this afternoon, our friend Jeff has, and he has done such a great job that there is no need for me to re-invent the wheel! Thanks Jeff! 52 days and counting ...

Turkey pardon p.s.: Lisa Montgomery

Trump pardons his turkey, but is pushing to have Lisa Montgomery executed before he leaves to show his base he’s tough…on the mentally ill.

LMFAO, ha ha ha ha! 101 more words

A Critical Analysis of Capital Punishment in India and EU

By Karthikeyan P

“Death penalty in rarest of rare cases, should adorn criminal justice system in India, which would operate as a deterrent mechanism. Abrogation of capital punishment and its obliteration from the law, would be great folly. 1,694 more words



Federal execution date set for former Richmond gang member; his lawyers say he’s intellectually disabled

A Jan. 14 federal execution date has been set for Cory Johnson, a member of the Newtowne drug gang in Richmond that claimed at least 10 lives in a 45-day period in 1992. 744 more words

Death Penalty

Aborting the Abortionist

When studying pro-life rhetoric and beliefs, it quickly becomes apparent that the movement intrinsically seeks legal victories. The obvious political victory is a ban on abortion. 933 more words