Death Penalty

Melissa Lucio, mother of 14 deemed unfit ‘good mother,’ faces punishment by death years after daughter’s deadly accident

By Mia Brett / April 23, 2022 /

Jurors at her trial now doubt her guilty verdict. Her execution is scheduled for April 27. All eyes are on Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

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The public is recoiling at news of South Carolina reviving death by firing squad. Conservative Republicans, however, love it

By Rod Graham / March 23, 2022 /

What’s next? Is the state going to permit tar-and-feathering of convicted criminals? Sew scarlet letters on the shirts of adulterers?

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