Capital Punishment

Nick on May 1st, 2014

The news has been full of reports about how the state of Oklahoma botched the execution of Clayton Lockett on Tuesday. According to reports, instead of drifting off peacefully after the drugs were administered, Lockett was declared unconscious after 10 minutes but then began breathing heavily, writhing, clenched his teeth and strained to lift his […]

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Nick Russell on April 3rd, 2011

Opponents to capital punishment have come up with a new way to try and keep states from carrying out legally ordered executions. They have filed lawsuits against several states, including California, Arizona, and Oklahoma, claiming that the drug used in lethal injections was illegally obtained. Bowing to pressure from the do gooders, Lake Forest, Illinois-based […]

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Nick Russell on April 18th, 2010

There’s good news and bad news for Ohio death row inmate  Darryl Durr, who is scheduled to be executed this week for the rape and murder of sixteen year old Angel Vincent, whom Durr abducted from her home and killed in 1988. Durr has been waging a prolonged legal battle, at taxpayer expense, to avoid […]

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Nick Russell on January 28th, 2010

This week Gregory Powell was denied parole for the twelfth time by the California Board of Prisons, for the kidnapping and execution style murder of Los Angeles police officer Ian Campbell during a traffic stop in Hollywood 47 years ago. The case was made famous in Joseph Wambaugh’s bestselling book The Onion Field and the […]

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