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Capital Punishment: Dying Out but Still Killing #deathpenalty

Posted: 28/06/2013 , huffingtonpost It’s a loose comparison, but sometimes I think that people who get executed these days are like those killed right at the end of a war. Another day, another month … and they might survived. I say… Continue Reading →

Texas Students Thrown in Jail for Days- Punishment for Missing School #WTFnews

Texas‘s solution to truancy appears to be making kids miss even more school as they sit in jail. Alternet June 13, 2013  | School tardiness and absences come at a high cost in Dallas, Texas. Gone are the days of detention… Continue Reading →

America’s Prisons Turning Out Violent White Supremacists “Mentally Fighting Civil War”

AlterNet / By Alex Kane Former Prisoner‘s Dire Warning:  Does the Aryan Brotherhood have anything to do with the killings of two Texas officials and a state prison chief in Colorado? Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com April 2, 2013  |  Is a white supremacist group called… Continue Reading →

Executing the Mentally Retarded: The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia #mentalhealth

ANDREW COHEN FEB 13 2013, 11:54 AM ET The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have an opportunity to reinforce their historic ruling banning capital punishment for criminals with low IQs. They should take it. Reuters The story of Warren… Continue Reading →

America’s Retreat From the #DeathPenalty

Published: January 1, 2013 , NY times When the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, it said there were two social purposes for imposing capital punishment for the most egregious crimes: deterrence and retribution. In recent months, these justifications for… Continue Reading →

Texas Execution Prompts EU To Call For Moratorium On #DeathPenalty

    8/8/2012 (RTTNews) – European Union Foreign Policy chief Catherine Ashton has expressed deep regret at the execution of a US citizen who has significant intellectual disabilities, and called for a global moratorium on capital punishment. The US state… Continue Reading →

Kolkata Park Street rape witness “thrashed” and ‘molested’

Jun 12, 2012 – RAJIB CHOWDHURI| Age Correspondent A former BPO professional, who is said to be a key witness in the Park Street gangrape case, was allegedly molested at a night club in New Market. On Sunday night, the… Continue Reading →

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