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Supreme Court Won’t Allow Federal Executions to Resume

The Trump administration had asked the justices to overturn a trial judge’s ruling that blocked the first four federal executions scheduled in nearly two decades. 79 more words

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View on Capital Punishment

Since time immemorial human interaction has been governed by the principals of natural justice. The sum of humanity and its evolution from a tribe to a nation and now to a Nation State has endeavored to redress the worst wrong inflicted to its members in form of capital punishment. 425 more words

Food For Thought

I Oversaw Executions. We Cannot Resume the Federal Death Penalty.

The capital punishment system has too many flaws for the Trump administration to carry out the lethal injections it plans.

Published: December 4, 2019 at 09:30PM… 71 more words

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He’s a Serial Con Artist. His Word Might Soon Send a Man to His Death.

Paul Skalnik is a grifter with a long criminal record. He may also be one of the most prolific jailhouse informants in American history.

Published: December 4, 2019 at 05:47PM… 71 more words

NYT

He’s a Serial Con Artist. His Word Might Soon Send a Man to His Death. by BY PAMELA COLLOFF


By Bhavesh Patil

Paul Skalnik is a grifter with a long criminal record. He may also be one of the most prolific jailhouse informants in American history. 9 more words

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Sunset on Immaculous

Sutter awoke for the last time feeling calm. He had a twinge of anticipation in his stomach, but no remorse. His respect for the Council was impregnable, and when they sentenced him to the sunset he accepted it fully, embraced it even. 283 more words

Creative Writing

Kuyper, Common Grace, 1.9

The prior post may be found here.

In this chapter, Kuyper considers the issue of whether Genesis 9:6 provides the basis for imposition of civil government: 678 more words