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We all know that love is a powerful emotion, but certainly hate can grip a person’s whole being as well. Torrey Twane McNabb, 40, showed that in great detail on Thursday, Oct. 19 when the state of Alabama put him to death. McNabb was convicted of killing Montgomery Police Cpl. Anderson Gordon III in 1997…

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The state of Arkansas is giving the country a taste of the cold economics of the death penalty. Just like many Americans may dispose of food nearing its expiration date, Arkansas is facing the same reality when it comes to the expiration of drugs used in executions. The state reached the cold solution of increasing…

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On New Year’s day of January 2006, Ricky Gray killed Bryan and Kathryn Harvey and their 9-year-old and 4-year-old daughters during a home invasion in Richmond, Virginia. The family was well known in the city and he was subsequently tried for their murder and received the death penalty. Gray is scheduled to die by lethal injection…

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An understaffed U.S. Supreme Court is in session as Ohio gets ready to restart executions. The state had stopped executions in 2014 after the botched execution of  Dennis McGuire, who gasped and snorted during a 26-minute procedure using a never-before-tried two-drug combination. McGuire’s death started a debate and legal battle over the drugs used in…

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With the method of lethal injection being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court after several botched executions, Utah’s House of Representatives voted last week to resume using a firing squad as a means of execution. The measure was put in place in response to the growing controversy over the effectiveness of the widely used lethal injection…

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Yesterday, Georgia became the first state to execute a man since national attention was drawn to a horribly failed execution in Oklahoma. Inmate Marcus Wellons was executed by lethal injection for the rape and murder of India Roberts, age 15, as she was walking to school. Wellons abducted the girl and raped and strangled her with…

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Whether convicted felon, Clayton Lockett, deserved death is not up for debate. He was convicted of shooting Stephanie Neiman, 19, with a sawed off shotgun and then watching as she was buried alive. Neiman walked in on the four time felon as he was robbing a house in 1999. What is at issue is whether…

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