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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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Trump’s “Profiling” Is A Great Idea – Let’s Start With White Right-Wing Christian Zealots (VIDEO)

June 21, 2016

On Monday, CNN contributor Van Jones decided to set Donald Trump straight after the presumptive Republican presidential nominee claimed profiling Muslims may be one way to stop mass shootings like the one that claimed 49 lives in Orlando, Florida. To do that, you’d…

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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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Did The GOP’s SCOTUS Obstruction Just Let A Cop Killer Escape Justice?

May 14, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked in a tie vote on Thursday night, sparing an Alabama death row inmate from execution. With the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, the court is now evenly split between liberal and conservative justices, and it denied…

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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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Serial Rapist And Murderer To Be Euthanized By Belgium This Week

January 3, 2015

Serial rapist and murderer Frank Van Den Bleeken will be put to death by lethal injection this week, at his own request. Belgium, which abolished the death penalty in 1996 but passed a euthanasia law in 2002, is breaking new…

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