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Unspoken Politics Radio- first episode


Today is the release of the first episode of Unspoken Politics Radio. It’s very much an alpha, I don’t have any prior experience and the sound quality is difficult to get. 93 more words


Tide may be turning for U.S. capital punishment as recent votes reveal states divided on life and death issue

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev applied this week to add a death penalty expert to his defence team, in expectation the United States will seek capital punishment for the accused Boston Marathon terrorist. 1,474 more words


The Exonerated

It ironic that Tuesday the citizens of California voted no to an end to the death penalty, and tonight Gail and I saw a play that would convince anyone to vote yes to its eradication. 836 more words


Eyewitness testimony, or why we can't even trust ourselves.

Last month, it was uncovered that a Texan man, Carlos DeLuna, was executed for a murder that he did not commit. Students of a Columbian law school described how DeLuna was prosecuted… 466 more words


The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death - from The Guardian

A few years ago, Antonin Scalia, one of the nine justices on the US supreme court, made a bold statement. There has not been, he said, “a single case – not one – in which it is clear that a person was executed for a crime he did not commit. 89 more words

Capital Punishment

Death and life...

…are in the power of the tongue; those who love it will eat its fruit. — Proverbs 18:21
“You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.”  — C.S. 979 more words

News And Politics

'Yes, America, We Have Executed an Innocent Man'

Andrew Cohen, legal analyst for CBS Radio News and 60 Minutes and contributing editor at The Atlantic, writes a compelling article dissecting the book-length investigation of the arrest, conviction and execution of Carlos DeLuna for a murder in 1983. 370 more words

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