Tag : death penalty
Death Penalty title : Is the Death Penalty Un-Christian?
summary : Is the death penalty un-Christian? An expert weighs in.
date : May 01, 2017 02:12 PM EDT
Prison title : Two Dozen Former Corrections Officials Ask Arkansas Governor to Not Proceed With Risky Execution Schedule
summary : Today, 23 former corrections officials and administrators urged Governor Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas to reconsider his plan to execute eight prisoners at the unprecedented rate of two-per-day on four execution days over a ten-day period.
date : Mar 30, 2017 02:33 PM EDT
Aramis Ayala title : Orlando State Attorney Aramis Ayala Will No Longer Seek Death Penalties
summary : Florida media representatives report emotions were running high after newly elected State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced Thursday her office would not seek the death penalty in any cases in Florida's 9th Judicial Circuit, which includes Orlando.
date : Mar 16, 2017 03:24 PM EDT
Dylann Roof sentencing title : Dylann Roof Death Sentence: 'May God Have Mercy on Your Soul' Says One Survivor
summary : A federal judge in South Carolina formally sentenced mass murderer Dylann Roof to death on Wednesday, one day after jury members recommended he be executed for killing nine people through gunfire inside an Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston on June 17, 2015. The victims, all African-Americans, had been attending a prayer service. Roof is the first person to be sentenced to death in a federal trial that included hate crimes' charges, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. In all, Roof, 22, was charged with 33 hate crimes.
date : Jan 12, 2017 01:19 PM EST
persecution title : Sudanese Pastor Facing Death Penalty Freed in Major Win for Religious Freedom
summary : In a major win for religious freedom, an evangelical pastor from the Church of Christ in Sudan facing the death penalty has been freed. However, three other pastors continue to face charges which could lead to death by hanging or life imprisonment if found guilty.
date : Jan 03, 2017 12:21 PM EST
Death Penalty title : Should Christians Support the Death Penalty?
summary : Death penalty measures were considered on three different state ballots on Election Day, which has sparked a healthy capital punishment debate among Christians, but where should Christians stand on the death penalty? Some capital punishment proponents justify their stance by suggesting that not only is it good governance but it's also sanctioned by God. This is a bold claim. Those who support the death penalty often cite a few Biblical verses, but do they really translate into a divine death penalty mandate?
date : Nov 24, 2016 12:06 AM EST
Donna Brazile title : Leaked Email Shows DNC Head Giving Clinton Debate Question in Advance
summary : Democratic National Committee chair and former CNN contributor Donna Brazile leaked a debate question in advance to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Wikileaks exposed.
date : Nov 02, 2016 09:37 AM EDT
Pakistan title : 9 Y/O Pakistani Boy Facing Death Penalty After Muslim Accused Him of Burning Quran Released From Prison
summary : A 9-year-old Christian boy facing the death penalty after being accused of burning the Quran has been released from prison thanks to the efforts of politicians and humanitarian groups.
date : Oct 28, 2016 11:53 AM EDT
Prison title : Ohio To Resume Executions in January After Three-Year Pause
summary : The state of Ohio plans to resume the execution of condemned inmates in January, ending a three-year pause in carrying out death sentences, under a new lethal-injection protocol designed to meet U.S. Supreme Court approval, prison officials said on Monday.
date : Oct 04, 2016 09:45 AM EDT
Trouble in Sudan title : Sudanese Christian Pastors Could Get the Death Penalty
summary : 2 Christian Pastors could get the death Penalty for their views.
date : Sep 21, 2016 03:53 PM EDT
Manny Pacquiao title : Manny Pacquiao Calls for Reinstatement of Death Penalty in Philippines Amid Bloody 'War on Drugs'
summary : Christian boxing star Manny Pacquiao believes the death penalty should be reinstated in the Philippines amid an ongoing anti-drugs campaign - a conclusion he came to after "consulting the Bible".
date : Aug 24, 2016 11:36 AM EDT
Jeff Wood title : Evangelical Leaders Call for Halt to Texas Execution Demand New Sentencing Hearing for Jeff Wood
summary : Dozens of Evangelical leaders in Texas and across the nation have sent a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Board of Pardons calling for the scheduled execution of Jeff Wood to be stopped. Wood has been on death row 18-years for being the getaway driver in a deadly convenience store robbery even though he did not kill anyone.
date : Aug 08, 2016 12:06 PM EDT
Boston Marathon Victim Martin Richards title : Boston Bombing Trial Update: Victim Martin Richard’s Parents Don’t Favor Death Penalty for Tsarnaev
summary : The victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing received justice after a federal jury convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on 30 criminal counts. Now the parents of 8-year-old victim Martin Richard have urged prosecutors on Friday not to pursue the death penalty.
date : Apr 17, 2015 05:28 PM EDT
Utah Firing Squad - Death Penalty title : Death Penalty: Utah Legalizes Firing Squads For Execution in Response to Scarcity of Lethal Injection Drugs
summary : Death row prisoners in Utah could now face firing squads as a backup after the governor of that state signed a bill on Monday that allowed for the option to be available to them.
date : Mar 24, 2015 12:45 PM EDT
Jodi Arias title : Jodi Arias Trial Update 2015: Defense Rests Case In Penalty Phase
summary : Defense attorneys representing Jodi Arias rested their case on Monday, electing not to put her in the witness stand in the penalty phase of her retrial.
date : Jan 28, 2015 06:01 PM EST
The Huangs title : American Christian Parents Matthew, Grace Huang Facing 'Wrongful' Death Sentence In Qatar
summary : An American Christian couple is facing the death penalty due to the unexpected death of their adopted daughter.
date : Nov 24, 2014 03:04 PM EST