An Innocent Woman? Michelle Byrom vs. Mississippi

cross-posted from Jackson Free Press written by Ronni Mott “I sit in my room for a good 1 1/2-2 hours, and dad comes in my room, and goes off on me, calling me bastard, nogood, mistake, and telling me I’m inconciderate [sic] and just care about my self,...

Glenn Ford and An Activist Joke

How many death row exonerations does it take before the death penalty is eliminated in Pennsylvania? Ummmm, I give up. How many does it take? I don’t know. We’re still counting! ark, ark, ark Just minutes ago, Glenn Ford, who has spent over 30 years on...

Bringing Human Rights Home

Bringing Human Rights Home: A Forum on LGBTQ Rights and Death Penalty Abolition Hosted by Philadelphia and South Jersey Amnesty International and Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 9:30am – 4:30pm The Ethical...

No Capitalizing on Capital Punishment

cross-posted from The Slate Online By CASSANDRA CLARHAUT | Asst. Opinion Editor It is 2000. The year of Y2K, Backstreet’s Back, and Nintendo’s Game Cube. According to The Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) for six years, William Nieves has been on death row,...

What prompts county to seek death penalty?

What prompts county to seek death penalty? February 22, 2014 11:24 PM By Paula Reed Ward / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette On March 11, 2013, David Mazzocco shot three people in a bar in North Fayette, killing one and injuring two. The Allegheny County district...