capital punishment Archives

Serial Bomber Identified As Failed Conservative Blogger Turned Terrorist

March 21, 2018

Conservative slacktivist turned terrorist Beginning March 2, 2018, the city of Austin, Texas was under attack by a serial bomber, with six explosive packages being sent out in total. Of these, one was deactivated but five went off, killing two…

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These Drugs Could Save Lives, But Are Being Stockpiled to Kill People Instead

April 20, 2017

It’s a cruel conundrum: States that could use drugs to save lives are instead using them to kill. In the U.S., 31 states carry out capital punishment, and a recent study has found states that use lethal injections to kill inmates are…

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Death To The Death Penalty? Pfizer Blocks Use Of Its Drugs For Executions (VIDEO)

May 14, 2016

Pharmaceutical Giant Pfizer Takes A Stand Against The Death Penalty Pfizer has put the brakes on its involvement in the death penalty, blocking the use of its drugs in executions. This was the last federally-approved drug company still having their…

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Death And The Devil: Hillary Clinton Toes The Line On Capital Punishment

November 8, 2015

Hillary Clinton is on a proverbial fence about capital punishment True to form, Hillary Clinton is toeing the line. Clinton is notably more palatable to a conservative sensibility on the issue of capital punishment than her chief rivals for the Democratic…

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Australian Journalist: Obama Is Wrong, We’re Not Like The US, We Value Life (VIDEO)

October 2, 2015

Following the mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon that left 15 dead and 20 wounded, President Obama delivered a blistering speech about the need for sensible gun regulation on Thursday. In the speech, Obama described how America’s…

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Scalia Gets Capital Punishment Dead Wrong

June 5, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia received a bit of news yesterday that must have come as something of a shock: Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday issued the first two pardons of inmates in North Carolina who were on death row,…

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We’re Not Done With Dzokhar Tsarnaev

May 15, 2015

Dzokhar Tsarnaev has received the death penalty for his role in the 2013 bombing of the Boston Marathon. There are few pieces of news that make me feel as conflicted as this. I don’t support the death penalty. I never…

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FBI Used Flawed Hair Analysis For Decades. Did Innocents Die As A Result?

April 23, 2015

On the 17th of April, the FBI formally acknowledged what has been long suspected: over a 20 year period, its examiners gave knowingly flawed testimony using questionable forensic techniques: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every…

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The Death Penalty is About Revenge, Nothing More

March 15, 2015

A curious thing is happening with the death penalty. As some states slowly begin to move away from the practice, others are scrambling to do anything they can to keep the executions rolling right along. There is a growing shortage…

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