by James M. Branum - since 1995

Category: Death Penalty

The folly of vengance

  CNN: Hussein executed with ‘fear in his face’ AP/Hindu Times: Execution tragic, says Vatican VATICAN CITY: The Vatican on Saturday termed the execution of the former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, “tragic.” It risked fueling revenge and new violence in Iraq. “An execution is always tragic news, reason for sadness, even in the case of […]

Cruel and Unusual Punishment Florida executions halted after botched injection OCALA, Florida (AP) — The execution of a convicted killer took 34 minutes — twice as long as normal — because officials botched the insertion of the needles that delivered the lethal chemicals, a medical examiner said Friday. Gov. Jeb Bush responded to the findings by halting […] © 2015 Frontier Theme