Death by blackness?

by PADP Board Member Shane Claiborne The color of your skin shouldn’t determine whether you live or die. But that is precisely the case for Duane Buck, a Texas man facing execution. His case is before the Supreme Court this month. Earlier this month, the nation’s...

Williams v. Pennsylvania at the US Supreme Court

This morning, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case that goes to the very heart of the issue of fairness. The question in Williams v. Pennsylvania is whether a Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice, who was the District Attorney at the time a case was...

Warning: If you want to cling to your ignorance, don’t read this.

Next time you defend the death penalty by saying that it’s the appropriate punishment for a person who confesses or when the crime is unspeakable, you might want to remember this. http://ow.ly/PDUdv Two young children were raped and murdered in the basement of...