Death penalty

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

US to resume execution of death row inmates

US to resume execution of death row inmates

The US federal government is to resume executing death row inmates for the first time since 2003.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Patrick Murphy Texas death penalty Buddhist

Texas bans death chamber clergy after Buddhist's complaint

Texas bans death chamber clergy after Buddhist's complaint

Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination. Texas has banned all clergy from the death chamber after a Buddhist inmate’s execution was blocked on the grounds of religious discrimination.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence following calls from victim

Texas Board of Pardons votes to commute murderer's death sentence

Thomas "Bart" Whitaker's father, who was also a victim of his attack, said the death penalty should never have been considered

Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Father asks for son's death penalty to be dropped, despite murdering his family

Thomas 'Bart' Whitaker murdered his mother and brother in 2003 and is due to be killed later this week