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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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Wrongfully Convicted Teen Now Helps Others Fight For Justice (VIDEO)

December 23, 2015

Since 1989, DNA evidence has exonerated 300 people who were wrongfully convicted. The Innocence Project estimates, based on the numerous studies that have been conducted on the subject, anywhere from 2.3% to 5% of the prisoners currently held in the United States…

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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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