An influential U.S. appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation’s third lethal injection execution to be problematic in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.
By Tina G. Santos
Catholic bishops on Wednesday reiterated the Church’s opposition to calls for the revival of the death penalty amid the recent spate of violent killings and other heinous crimes.
Florida put to death a convicted double killer on Wednesday, the third execution in 24 hours in the United States, amid a raging controversy over lethal injection methods.
Several brutal murders of children have sparked outrage across Turkey, prompting calls to bring back the death penalty and leading the government to stiffen sentences for child killers.