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NLG Review - Death Penalty Focus (tags)

NLG Review

8 GOP Candidates For Governor Want Executions To Continue In Their States (tags)

As 42 states have refused to execute in 2018, the 8 Republican candidates in the execution states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas are all either current executioners, execution facilitaters or supporters

US Executions Violate The 14th, 8th, and 1st Amendments To The Constitution (tags)

Only 16% of US states still perform the barbarism of prisoner murder. Less than 20% of the world's countries do. The US is among the top 5 execution countries.

Please Say No To Serially Executing Neal Gorsuch (tags)

May the US join the civilized 81% of the world which murders no prisoners

PHILIPPINES: Sending 9-year-olds to jail is height of cruelty to poor (tags)

Members of Akbayan party-list together with child rights advocates today trooped to the House of Representatives to call on legislators to abandon plans to pass a proposed measure that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the current 15 to 9 years old.

Gaza to overtake Saudi Arabia with executions per capita (tags)

Hamas to execute 13 in gaza for crimes against the regime

Only 1 Man Keeps Judicial Murder Going In The US (tags)

Voters today can vote out executioner judges Nathan Hecht and other Republicans in Texas, Sharon Kennedy and J French in Ohio, Eric Levinson in North Carolina

Billy Slagle Has Killed Himself Before The State Of Ohio Could Murder Him (tags)

Only 5 US states have murdered prisoners this year. That is 10% of 50. It is the only Northern state. Other executioner states are Florida, Virginia, Georgia and Texas. 88% of the world's countries do not commit government murder. Meanwhile, nationally Obama's attorney general is attempting to force abolition states to kill prisoners

Only Texas Has Killed More Prisoners This Year Than Ohio. (tags)

Only 12% of the world's countries still commit prisoner murder. Only 10% of US states or 5 states have murdered prisoners in 2013.

Terry Williams: A Life in the Balance (tags)

police state

BTL:Connecticut Poised to Become 17th State to End Capital Punishment (tags)

Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center , conducted by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Single-Payer Advocates Favor High Court Overturning Obama Individual Mandate (tags)

Interview with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Maryland pediatrician and member of Physicians for a National Health Program, conducted by Scott Harris

BTL:Death Penalty Opponents Must Also Fight Racism in U.S. Criminal Justice System (tags)

Excerpt of speech by Akinwole-Bandele, senior community advocate, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, recorded and produced by Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Despite its Failure to Stop the Execution of Troy Davis, Campaign To End U.S. Death Pe (tags)

Interview with Richard Dieter, executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

State-Sponsored Murder: Official US Policy (tags)

police state

Troy Davis Denied Clemency; Nazi USA Continues to Promote Death Penalty (tags)

Troy Davis was denied clemency. Nazi USA, led by the twin parties of the death penalty, war and fascism, the Democrat-Republicans, continues to promote the death penalty. We have a black president and black attorney general, supporters of the death penalty, who could easily get a federal injunction on the basis of civil rights violations but have done nothing. Amnesty International is asking everyone to sign their latest petition to the Georgia District Attorney, who could stop the Sept 21, 2011, 7 p.m. execution of an innocent man, another lynching in the backward USA that is now among a minority of nations that still has the death penalty.

BTL:International Human Rights Groups Campaign to Stop Georgia Execution of Troy Davis (tags)

Interview with Laura Moye, Death Penalty abolition campaign director at Amnesty International USA, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Sign the Petition to Save Troy Davis (tags)

Save the life of Troy Davis from execution in Georgia on Sept 21. Sign the online petition at Amnesty International. He happens to be innocent, and the fascist US Supreme Court says, just like the courts of Nazi Germany, that innocence is no defense! There are 310 million people in this country. Less than 1 million people have signed. SIGN TODAY.

America's Barbaric Death Penalty (tags)

barbarism

Troy Davis Execution Date Expected Anytime --An interview with Laura Moye of Amnesty Intl. (tags)

Laura Moye is director of the Amnesty International USA Death Penalty Abolition Campaign. Moye talks about Troy Davis, an African American on death row for over 19 years. Following a recent US Supreme Court ruling, his execution date is expected to be scheduled any day now. We must act to stop it!

Chevron Fined Billions (tags)

After decades of pollution of the Amazon basin, the oil corporation Chevron was fined $8.6 billion, the greatest environmental penalty of all time. How many catastrophes will be necessary until the population of industrial states becomes interested in environmental protection?

Rabbi Susan Leider Joined Call-Stay the Execution of Kevin Cooper, Stop CA Death Penalty (tags)

Given the widespread corruption of the California government, religious leaders have been asked to spearhead the call for corrective actions.

Dr William S Epps, Second Baptist Church, LA, Endorsed the Petition - End Death Penalty (tags)

Given the widespread corruption of the State of California justice system, religious leaders were asked to call upon the Governor of California to initiate corrective actions.

Rabbi Sharon Brous Endorsed the Petition Calling for an End to the Death Penalty in Califo (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

Archbishop Jose Gomez is Asked to Endorse the Petition to End the Death Penalty in CA (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz Endorsed Petition: Stay Kevin Cooper's Execution End Death Penalty (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

UCLA Hillel's Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller: Stay Kevin Cooper's Execution! (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

UCLA Hillel's Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller: Stop Kevin Cooper's Execution (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions.

UCLA HILLEL's RABBI SEIDLER-FELLER ASKED TO JOIN THE CALL: STOP KEVIN COOPER'S EXECUTION (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

RABBI MICHAEL LERNER CALLS: STOP KEVIN COOPER'S EXECUTION; END CALIFORNIA DEATH PENALTY! (tags)

Under conditions that today prevail in the justice system in Los Angeles County and California, it is inconceivable to continue with executions. California Gov Arnold Schwarzenegger should stop the execution of Kevin Cooper and impose a moratorium on the death penalty in California.

UN Human Rights Council to US: Ratify Human Rights Treaties, Abolish Death Penalty... (tags)

Human Rights Council to the US: Abolish Death Penalty, Criminalize Torture, Guarantee Habeas Corpus, Close Guantanamo Bay...

Death Penalty Opponents Rally to Oppose Planned Execution (tags)

LOS ANGELES, September 28, 2010 – Death penalty opponents held a rally at the Westwood Federal Building this past Tuesday. The rally was called to oppose the threat of renewed executions in the state of California.

California Governor Candidate Wants Death Penalty on Spending Chopping Block (tags)

Stewart Alexander says “The Democrat front-runner Jerry Brown and Republicans Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner support the death penalty and the Three Strikes law. The truth is, these three candidates for governor are aware that capital punishment is robbing the public of billions of dollars to subsidize a broken down criminal justice system.”

DOES OUR U.S.CONGRESS REMEMBER A WEALTHY ELITE AMERICAN MURDERER NAMED JOHN E. DUPONT ??? (tags)

.HOW OUR U.S.SUPREME COURT AND U.S.CONGRESS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH ALLOWING WEALTHY AMERICANS WHO MURDER TO NOT BE GIVEN A DEATH PENALTY SENTENCE LIKE ALL OUR POOR AMERICANS RECEIVE IS .....???

JOHN E.DUPONT MIGHT HAVE A FEW WORDS FOR TROY DAVIS & MUMIA ABU-JAMAL ON U.S.DEATH PENALTY (tags)

SINCE OUR 5 CONSERVATIVE U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES HAVE TAKEN IT UPON THEMSELVES TO RECENTLY APPROVE OF FUTURE UNLIMITED MONIES NOW BEING ABLE TO BE USED IN AMERICAN ELECTIONS,WE PLEAD WITH THE VATICAN TO PLEASE HELP FINANCE $$$ FOR FUTURE POLITICAL CANIDATES WHO WILL HELP CORRECT OUR SELECTIVE DEATH PENALTY HORROR THAT ONLY IS BEING INFLICTED ON OUR POOR AMERICANS ....

WILL THE POPE & CATHOLIC CHURCH PLEASE HELP FINANCE FUTURE U.S. POLITICAL CANIDATES FOR~ (tags)

SINCE UNLIMITED MONIES CAN NOW BE USED IN FUTURE AMERICAN ELECTIONS,WE PLEAD WITH THE VATICAN TO HELP FINANCE $$$ FOR FUTURE POLITICAL CANIDATES WHO WILL HELP CORRECT OUR SELECTIVE DEATH PENALTY HORROR THAT ONLY IS BEING INFLICTED ON OUR POOR AMERICANS ....

DEATH PENALTY IN AMERICA WAS ONLY DESIGNED 2 EXECUTE POOR & U.S. SUPREME COURT KNOWS IT~ (tags)

SCARY HOW THIS U.S.SUPREME COURT IS WELL AWARE OF THE EASE OF THE POSSIBILITIES OF WRONGFUL EXECUTIONS CONTINUING IN THE WEALTHIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD AND REALLY SHOW NO APPARENT SINCERE INTEREST OF CONCERN ???

TROY DAVIS ~ GREAT AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS LIKE THE LA TIMES ALLOW FREE SPEECH, THOUGHTS &... (tags)

TROY DAVIS AND MUMIA ABU~JAMAL ~ LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS HAS GREAT FAITH THAT AMERICA WILL COME TO IT'S SENSES AND OFFER YOU BOTH NEW AND FAIR TRIALS WITH PROPER LEGAL REPRESENTATION BEFORE ANY POSSIBLE WRONGFUL EXECUTIONS WILL EVER TAKE PLACE IN GEORGIA OR PENNSYLVANIA ....

BTL:After 30 Years, Architects of Death Penalty Guidelines Withdraw Their Support (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Mumia: US Supreme Court decision expected next Tuesday (tags)

Last Friday, January 15, 2100 the US Supreme Court spoke again in conference on the request by the DA from Pennsylvania to kill Mumia without further hearings. A decision is expected coming Tuesday. Activists all over the world prepare emergency protests. Meanwhile the defense of Mumia published a petition to Obama.

Kevin Cooper: Victimized by American Injustice (tags)

an innocent man on death row

~ ALL AMERICANS NEED 2 KNOW ABOUT THIS VERY SPECIAL GROUP AT THE INNOCENCE PROJECT ~ (tags)

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS COMMENDS THE INNOCENCE PROJECT FOR THEIR FANTASTIC WORK ON BEHALF OF ALL POOR AMERICANS CAUGHT IN OUR UNJUST AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM WITHOUT ANY REAL HOPE (OR LAWYERS) OF FREEING THEMSELVES. ***WE ENCOURAGE ALL AMERICANS TO DO A WWW SEARCH INTO THIS WONDERFUL USA ORGANIZATION. ***PRESIDENT OBAMA & U.S. ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER ~ PLEASE ARRANGE FEDERAL FINANCING FOR THIS (NEEDED) PRODUCTIVE INNOCENCE PROJECT GROUP OF INNOVATIVE AND CARING AMERICANS. ** WE CAN ONLY HOPE MORE AMERICANS WILL ENTERTAIN THE THOUGHT TO VOLUNTEER NATION~WIDE FOR THESE WORTHY PIONEERRS OF AMERICAN JUSTICE.

John Allen Muhammad, Death Penalty and the Gulf War Syndrome (tags)

The state of Virginia executed John Allen Muhammad, the Washington area sniper, who killed ten innocent people on a murder spree. Muhammad, like Timothy J. McVeigh, was a Gulf War Vet, who was exposed to deadly toxic chemicals. His lawyers pleaded with Governor Tim Kaine to spare his life, arguing that he was suffering from the “Gulf War Syndrome.” Albert Camus, the author, said the death penalty was really about--“vengeance!”

Can You Afford Proposed Health Bill OPT-OUT Penalties? (tags)

Proposal calls for charging individuals a $900 penalty and families $3,800 that Opt-Out buying health insurance...

New UN Report Denounces America's Human Rights Record (tags)

America defiles human rights laws

New German Petitions for Mumia Abu-Jamal and Leonard Peltier (tags)

On the eve of the April 24 event for Mumia in LA, please be sure and sign these two new petitions. LOS ANGELES EVENT: Saturday, April 25 at the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, 6120 S. Vermont, from 5-7 PM.

Prosecutors, Cops and Judges: Ready to Ditch California’s Death Penalty (tags)

In opinion pieces that appeared in papers across California last year, former prosecutors, judges and law enforcement officers raised their voices to declare: enough already, it’s time to ditch the death penalty. Let’s consider what they had to say.

Obama’s Labor Sec Solis Supported Frame-up of Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)

Millionaire, Warmonger, Death penalty supporter, Democrat Barack Obama finally got around to what should have been his first appointment, that of Labor Secretary, and appointed Cal Congressperson Hilda Solis, one of the many Democrats who supported the frame up of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal in her support of House Resolution 1082, passed in the Roll Call Vote 527 of December 6, 2006.

IS OUR AMERICAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM GUILTY OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION'S ??? (tags)

IF THIS IS A TRUE EVENT, AND IS HAPPENING NATIONWIDE, OUR CURRENT ELECTION OF THE NEXT PRESIDENT WILL BE OVERSHADOWED BY THIS HORROR !!!

Save Reginald Blanton (tags)

THE DEATH PENALTY/EVERYONE GROUP LAUNCHES AN INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO SAVE THE LIFE OF REGINALD BLANTON, IMPRISONED ON DEATH ROW IN TEXAS

Save the life of Reginald Blanton (tags)

Petition to save the life of Reginald Blanton, sentenced to death in Texas due to racial prejudice

Get Rid of Medicare Enrollment Penalties (tags)

Lifetime Penalties? Many newspapers recognize the absurdity that seniors are being forced to pay penalties for late enrollment under the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan; however, there is another similar and even larger issue no one seems to acknowledge or address.

Obama Aligns Foreign Policy with GOP (tags)

Democratic millionaire warmonger pro-death penalty candidate for president Barack Obama said, "The truth is that my foreign policy is actually a return to the traditional bipartisan realistic policy of George Bush's father, of John F. Kennedy, of, in some ways, Ronald Reagan." Honesty is always the best policy; and your vote should be cast honestly too, for someone you truly support.

FREE MUMIA NOW! (tags)

Third Circuit Court Upholds Frame-Up Conviction of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Orders Hearing to Reinstate Death Penalty or Entomb Him for Life ! Free Mumia Now!

Abu-Jamal: 3rd US Circuit's Decision & Ambro's Dissent (tags)

The full text of the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals' decision is online at the court's website on the home page and is Abu-Jamal v. Horn, Nos. 01-9014 & 02-9001. Ambro's dissent begins at page 77 of the 118 page opinion.

Presidential Candidate Will Ban Death Penalty (tags)

As president of the United States Stewart Alexander will fight for a constitutional ban on the death penalty; he will also direct his attorney general to investigate the cover-up in the Mumia case by the state officials in Pennsylvania, potentially charging these officials with obstruction of justice for covering up the frame-up.

The Capitalist Parties' Presidential Candidates (tags)

Rather than deleting the attempts at dialogue on the capitalist Democratic Party's candidates, it would help if ythinking were encouraged. After all, supporting a millionaire death penalty, pro-Israel, anti-gay marriage candidate who happens to be black does not help the workingclass. This is the description of not only Barack Obama, but most Democratic candidates (except the color), as well as the Republican candidates.

News Item: US Courts to Seek "Cruelty-Free" Execution Methods (tags)

News Item: US Courts to Seek "Cruelty-Free" Execution Methods Good morning, students! Today in Philosophy 101 we're going to be studying the the morality of the death penalty in a "Culture of Life".

Is Honoring Mumia a Crime? by Hans Bennett (tags)

ARTICLE: Philadelphia's 59th Republican Ward Executive Committee files criminal charges against French cities supporting black death-row prisoner. WEBSITE ANNOUNCEMENT: This is the first article to be featured on writer Hans Bennett's new INSUBORDINATION photo-journalism website www.insubordination.blogspot.com

Convict them and then fry them the next day!!! (tags)

The good side of this is it will prove the cops never make mistakes, and prosecutors never make mistakes. Hell if Andrew Thomas had his way Ray Krone would have been executed and never had a chance to make the cops look bad when his DNA didn't match the DNA of the murderer.

11/7/06 Election & the 2 peace parties, P&F & Green (tags)

The California governor’s general election of 2006 was a low voter turnout election due to the deliberate lack of campaign by the pro-death penalty millionaire Democrat Phil Angelides against the pro-death penalty millionaire Republican incumbent Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. In spite of this mockery of democracy, the 2 anti-death penalty peace parties, Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party did as well as could be expected and both certainly remain on the ballot.

Families of the Condemned: The Death Penalty's Invisible Victims (tags)

"What is capital punishment if not the most premeditated of murders to which no criminal act, no matter how calculated, can be compared." Albert Camus

Counter-resolution Ddefends Rue Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)

Following last week's visit from Julia Wright and other French delegates in defense of Rue Mumia, Pam Africa and other supporters wrote their own Philadelphia City Council Resolution to counter the previous one condemning French support for Mumia and presented it at the Philadelphia City Council opening session on Thursday, September 14.

Sr. Helen Prejean (of "Dead Man Walking") to Speak in Orange, Sept 30th (tags)

…from The Tidings (Archdiocese of Los Angeles) :

A pretty good book on the death penalty. (tags)

Almost all people who get the death penalty do not get fair trials.

Death Penalty, $250 Million Tax Burden (tags)

California taxpayers will spend an average of $200 to over $275 million for each prisoner on death row; and most of that cost is related to the high cost of capital trials, housing the death row inmate, the high cost for defense counsel and the tens of millions required to appeal convictions.

Death Penalty Issue Still Alive (tags)

The California death penalty has a temporary moratorium resulting from medical professionals refusing to participate in the execution of Michael Morales. Now is the time to examine the failures of capital punishment and how the criminal justice system is completely out of control in California and America.

Moussaoui Case Shows Why Guantanamo Tribunals are a Bad Idea (tags)

With no judge to keep the administration honest, the prisoners held at Guantanamo, many of them completely innocent, will be railroaded, perhaps to their deaths.

Execution cancelled! Victory for the Workingclass! (tags)

The spirit of Stanley Tookie Williams prevails: The death penalty for Michael Morales has been postponed indefinitely! Victory, Victory is our Cry! The Class Struggle is the Reason Why!

Death Penalty (tags)

Death Penalty Protest Tonight, Tuesday Feb 21 at the Westwood Fed. Bldg. 11000 Wilshire 6:30pm.

List of local places to protest the execution tonight. (tags)

Ninth circuit court refuses stay of Morales execution. The execution is set for midnight tonight. Death penalty opponents plan protests and vigils. Here’s a list of protest sites in the Southern California area:

SAT. 2/18: Rally Against Death Penalty: Schwarzenegger Denies Clemency for 5th Time (tags)

Gov. Schwarzenegger Denies Clemency For Fifth Time: Rally Against the Death Penalty and the Execution of Michael Morales WHEN: Saturday, February 18, 2006 at 12 Noon WHERE: Bethel AME Church, 7900 Western Ave., Los Angeles, CA

To End Death Penalty: Vote for Anti-Death Penalty Candidates & Parties (tags)

If you are serious about ending the death penalty, you have to vote for candidates of the socialist Peace & Freedom Party or the Green Party as those are the 2 anti-death penalty parties. Democrat Atty Gen Lockyer enthusiastically joins Republican Schwarzenegger in murdering human beings with our tax dollars, and is supported by pro-death penalty Senators Boxer and Feinstein, all Democratic candidates for President, the Democrats sitting on the US Supreme Court (Breyer dissented this time only) and sitting on the 9th Circuit. You get what you vote for.

Hometown Snubs Schwarzenegger Over Death Penalty (tags)

Execution Ignites New Fire in Death Penalty Debate (Dec. 14, 2005) But early today, under cover of darkness, his name was removed from the arena in a sort of uncontested divorce between Mr. Schwarzenegger and the town council, which had been horrified that Governor Schwarzenegger ignored pleas to spare the life of Stanley Tookie Williams http://nytimes.com/2005/12/27/international/europe/26cnd-austria.html?hp&ex=1135659600&en=75d86c1040b6c527&ei=5094&partner=homepage

New Jersey Senate Passes Death Penalty Moratorium (tags)

New Jersey would become the first state in the 'modern era' to enact a moratorium law. (Two other states – Illinois and Maryland – enacted moratoriums as a result of executive orders).

9th Circuit, Supreme Court Fed & State, Democrats & Republicans Murder Tookie (tags)

With one clenched fist, the United Front of the Capitalist Class, namely the falsely labeled "liberal" 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Surpeme Courts of Cal & US, Democratic candidates for governor Phil Angelides and Steve Westley, and Republican Nazi Schwarzenegger murdered Tookie Williams. They need to be threatened to stop their murder with political labor strikes and by voting for anti-death penalty parties such as Peace & Freedom Party and the Green Party.

VIDEO: Bill Rosendahl speaks out against the Death Penalty (tags)

Los Angeles City Councilman, Bill Rosendahl spoke last night at the St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Westwood. Here is a slide show with excerpts from his speech. Also uploaded is Bill’s statement on the death penalty

Around the world, the Death Penalty is being Abolished (tags)

The death penalty is being abolished in country after country. In 1977 only 16 countries had abolished the death penalty for all crimes, while today the number is 86. Every western European country has abolished the death penalty. An average of three countries per year are currently abolishing the death penalty.

Vigil for clemency at gates to Gov's estate (tags)

Saturday, Dec 10th - A vigil was held in front of the gates to the governors mansion in Brentwood today calling for clemency for Tookie Williams.

Greens plead with governor to spare life of 'Tookie' (tags)

Green Party of California, the only major political party opposed to the death penalty, asks the governor to spare life of Stanley ‘Tookie' Williams at upcoming clemency hearing date.

Hangman has the final say (tags)

Australian Nguyen Tuong Van lost his fight for survival, dying on the gallows at the new Changi Prison almost three years to the day after he was arrested with 396g of heroin in transit at Singapore's international airport.

Planned local protests against the Death Penalty (tags)

Planned local protests against the Death Penalty

Help Save Stanley Tookie Williams from execution (tags)

ON DEC. 13 at 12:01 a.m., Stanley "Tookie" Williams, who helped found the Crips gang in Los Angeles at the age of 17, is scheduled to die in the execution chamber at San Quentin Prison. His only chance to escape death by lethal injection is a grant of clemency from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Save "Tookie" Williams (tags)

Stanley "Tookie" Williams should not be executed.

Demand Clemency for Stan Tookie Williams and an End to all Executions (tags)

Anti-death Penalty Activists in LA Organize to Pressure California Governor Schwartzenegger to Grant Clemency to Stan Tookie Williams and Call a Moratorium on all Executions

Free Screening of Redemption (tags)

Film showing of "Redemption"

21 Senate Democrats Support More War Spending (tags)

21 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Pres Bush on Jan 13, 2005 calling for a LARGER military, proving that the capitalist Democrats are just as evil as their twin party, the capitalist Republican Party, both parties of war, the death penalty, prisons, police and increasingly on the part of the Democrats, anti-abortion, to match the anti-abortion, anti-science Republicans. THEY ARE EQUALLY EVIL.

Deadly Idiocy: Killing Killers Who Want to be Killed (tags)

The sheer stupidity and bloodymindedness of the death penalty crowd is on view in the decision to seek the death penalty for a guy who caused a train wreck while trying to kill himself. It's a little like giving money to a convicted bank robber, isn't it?

TONIGHT 7 PM: Protest Against Execution of Brain Damaged Man (tags)

Schwarzenegger Denies Clemency Protest Against Execution of Brain Damaged Man WHEN: Tuesday, January 18th 7PM RALLY WHERE: WESTWOOD FEDERAL BUILDING 11000 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA (Corner of Veteran)

Pending Actions & 9th Circuit Page on Beardslee Possible Execution 1/19/05 (tags)

On Jan 19, 2005 at 12:01 a.m., the State of California will murder a human being, Donald Beardslee, with our tax dollars, unless we do everything we can to stop this barbarism, the death penalty, which has been abolished in Europe, and is rarely used except in the most backward countries, like the USA.

BTL:Campaign Launched to Stop Connecticut's First Execution in 40 Years (tags)

Interview with Robert Nave, director of the Connecticut Network to Abolish the Death Penalty, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Democrat AG Lockyer Attacks Abortion Right with Peterson Prosecution (tags)

Death penalty Democrat Attorney General Lockyer spent millions of our tax dollars running for governor by falsely prosecuting the innocent Scott Peterson for the murder of his pregnant wife, proving that he, like the Republicans, is anti-abortion. Lesson: Always vote your conscience and never vote for Democrats or Republicans.

Live From Death Row this Friday! Stanley "Tookie" Williams (tags)

An inmate on death row for 22 years, Williams was recently nominated for a Nobel Prize for his anti-violence children's books, and is the subject of a new movie, Redemption. Williams will address the audience via speakerphone from San Quentin prison at the start of the meeting, this Friday April 23, 6pm SHARP! at Holman United Methodist Church, 3320 W. Adams Blvd, L.A.

Supreme Court Rejects Fascist Lockyer's Appeal; Cooper & Workingclass Prevail (tags)

At 8:19 p.m., the US Supreme Court rejected the fascist appeal of that good Democrat, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer, of the 9th Circuit Stay of Execution of Kevin Cooper, thus guaranteeing that Kevin Cooper lives to see another day and signaling to the world that the workingclass prevails in this fight against the anti-labor weapon of terror of the capitalist class, the death penalty.

Re: KEVIN COOPER - URGENT - POST AND DISTRIBUTE WIDELY! (tags)

We need to flood Bill Lockyer Attorney General's office with phone calls, fax, email RIGHT NOW. Send an email message, write a note and fax, and call state Attorney General Bill Lockyer's office and tell him: "I am calling to demand that the Attorney General does not appeal the stay of execution for Kevin Cooper to the Supreme Court. The Kevin Cooper case represents all of the flaws of the death penalty and should not take place."

URGENT!!! FLOOD THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE!!! (tags)

FLOOD THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE, DEMAND NO APPEAL TO STAY OF EXECUTION !!!

Stay Granted in Kevin Cooper's execution (tags)

At the 11th hour, the appeals court grants a stay of execution for Kevin Cooper

9th Circuit Justice Browning Says Kevin Cooper Had Unfair Trial (tags)

Ninth Circuit Justice James Browning dissented from the majority opinion of the three-judge panel in the 9th Circuit's rejection of Cooper's latest, but not last, appeal to the 9th Circuit.

In 48 hours California will execute the wrong man! (tags)

Please take action now!

New 9th Circuit Appeal for Kevin Cooper (tags)

The legal community is now on at the barricades, 24 hours a day, fighting to save the life of Kevin Cooper and the good fight for all humanity as the death penalty is dead wrong. A new federal appeal has been filed in the 9th Circuit.

Austria Appalled at Death Penalty Schwarzenegger (tags)

Austria,the home country of Governor Schwarztenegger, has no death penalty, and Austrian political leaders are busy sending letters to their native son to stay the execution of Kevin Cooper, set for 12:01 a.m., Feb 10, 2004.

General Strike Needed to Stop Lynching of Kevin Cooper (tags)

The pending lynching of Kevin Cooper is a good reminder of the need for a labor general strike not only to abolish the death penalty but also to shut down the prison system, promote education, and kick all of the death penalty Democrat-Republicans out of office.

Riverside Protest Against Cooper Execution (tags)

In the heart of the conservative Inland Empire, hardy activists braved a cold, wet night to argue against the execution of Kevin Cooper. Speakers included local clergy, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and actors Mike Farrell and James Cromwell.

MOVE OVER ISLAM--CHRISTIAN EXTREMISM IN THE U.S. (tags)

Move over you Islamic extremists dreaming of 40 virgins in heaven, we got Christian extremism right here in the good ole' U.S.A.

WTRPF Issues New Appeal on Behalf of War Tax Resisters (tags)

Press release from the War Tax Resisters Penalty Fund announcing new funding appeal for war tax resisters.

Recall of Gov Davis Officially on Ballot (tags)

We have now witnessed a milestone in history with the recall of Death Penalty Democrat Gov Davis now officially on the ballot, the first time a recall of a California governor has actually made the ballot. The economy is clearly in serious trouble.

Election Frauder Willie Brown Supports Death Penalty Democrat Gov Davis (tags)

Election Frauder "mayor" Willie Brown of San Francisco, who sits in office with 40% of the vote plus election fraud, and is known for being anti-tenant and anti-public power, showed up at a unity rally on July 19, 2003 for his equally reactionary friend, Gov. Gray Davis, who is best known for promoting the death penalty, prisons and private power, all good reasons to recall this worst governor in California history.

1,401,285 for Recall of Gov Davis (tags)

1,401,285 signatures as of 7/12/03 have been collected to recall the worst governor in California's history, Gov. Davis, who has cost the taxpayers millions of dollars to pay for prison-concentration camps, the death penalty and private power.

Over 1 Million Sigs to Recall Gov (tags)

On this day, 6/30/03, that Green Party candidate for governor, Pete Camejo, announced his intention to run on the recall ballot for governor, there are 1,074,430 signatures for the Recall, enough to qualify if most are valid.

Libertarian ideals smash face-first into drunks (tags)

Last year MADD ranked Massachusetts as one of the three worst states at fighting drunken driving and underage drinking, mainly because its laws do not mandate that blood alcohol levels above the legal limit are proof of intoxication.

Gallup Poll:Plurality of Americans Say DP Not Imposed Frequently Enough (tags)

Plurality of Americans Believe Death Penalty Not Imposed Often Enough Basic support for death penalty at 70%

Jones, McBride: "Collateral Damage" of first Gulf War (tags)

The Inland Empire chapters of Death Penalty Focus and California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty have scheduled candlelight vigils on the night of Monday, 17 May 2003, in Riverside and Temecula from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We will be remembering the victims of violence, including Tracie McBride and Louis Jones Jr., as well as those who will be killed during and after Mr. Bush's upcoming war.

Zeal for the Death Penalty tramples on Victim's Family (tags)

More on the case of Steve Woodruff. The Riverside DAs granted immunity to Dennis James Smith for his 1989 killing of Arnold Palmer (not the famous one) in their rush to secure the death penalty for Woodruff. But jurors say Smith's immunized testimony was a waste of time. And the family of murder victim Palmer feel betrayed and used, and they'll never see justice done. Way to go, Mr. District Attorney.

BTL:Mass Commutation of Illinois Death Row Inmates Reframes National Debate on... (tags)

...Capital Punishment. Interview with Bruce Shapiro,co-author of the book "Legal Lynching," conducted by Scott Harris

Towards Abolition of the Death Penalty (tags)

Professor Michael Radelet from the University of Colorado-Boulder presented the keynote address at the IADP event. Professor Radelet is co author of In Spite of Innocence and has been a consultant to the Illinois Governor's Commission on Death Penalty Moratorium, among many other contributions to the movement to abolish the death penalty.

Bush in Paris (4) (tags)

This Parisian carries a sign in English that refers to Bush's foreknowledge of 9-11. Many Americans living in Paris joined the anti-Bush march... some even forming a contingent that marched behind a banner reading "Americans Against Bush." Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (3) (tags)

One French demonstrator carries a mock U.S. Flag made up of the countries invaded or bombed by Washington over the years. Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (2) (tags)

It seems that everywhere Bush goes these days, he's confronted by people who mockingly use an image of a pretzel as a protest statement. A giant pretzel banner was carried in the streets of Paris, with the slogan "Watch out Bush!" Giant pretzels were also carried in the streets of Berlin, and many demonstrators could be seen with magic marker drawings of pretzels on their bodies or cloths. Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (1) (tags)

These Women are part of a large demonstration against the Death Penalty as it's practiced in the United States. Note that one of the Women carries a Poster of Native American Political Prisoner, Leonard Peltier. Another Women wears a button of Mumia Abu Jamal, the African American Activist/Journalist who sits on Death Row. Photo by Photo by JJ Méric.

Building Bridges on immigration & on the death penalty (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report presents a 58 minute radio program featuring Ron Tabek – Pres. Of NY Lawyers Against the Death Penalty and Steve Colatrella author of “Workers of the World : African and Asian Migrants in Italy in the 1990s”

Goodbye Gov Davis:Execution of Stephen Wayne Anderson (tags)

The Good-bye Democratic Gov Gray Davis train filled up its anti-death penalty car on January 29, 2002, with the execution shortly after midnight of Stephen Wayne Anderson, another poor worker murdered with the anti-workingclass terror weapon, the death penalty, by the capitalist class for the benefit of the careers of their lackeys, such as one-term California Governor Gray Davis.

White House Press Briefing with Ari Fleischer Monday, July 2, 2001 1:15 PM (tags)

Has the President expressed a view on the death penalty for corporate criminals -- that is, revoking the charter of a corporation that has been convicted of a crime that has resulted in death?

Protesters Warm Up For President's Visit (tags)

On Sunday up to 20,000 activists from anti-globalisation and human rights groups held a warm-up march in Madrid., as protests against everything Bush stands for loom to greet him at every turn.

Mother of Murder Victim Works to Abolish Death Penalty (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Antoinette Bosco, author of "Choosing Mercy: A Mother of Murder Victims Pleads to End the Death Penalty," who discusses the ultimate personal test of her life-long opposition to the death sentence and her activism in the national movement to abolish capital punishment.

Mother of Murder Victim Works to Abolish Death Penalty (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Antoinette Bosco, author of "Choosing Mercy: A Mother of Murder Victims Pleads to End the Death Penalty," who discusses the ultimate personal test of her life-long opposition to the death sentence and her activism in the national movement to abolish capital punishment.

Live from Death Row Event March 31 (tags)

Live from Death Row Event March 31

Death Penalty Democrats (tags)

Death Penalty Democrat California Governor Gray Davis murders again, this time executing Robert Massie on March 27, 2001, who has been on and off Death Row for 36 years, courtesy us taxpayers. He was never rehabilitated, but was let out of prison, and thus killed again. Our tax dollars must go for rehabilitation, not punishment, if we are to solve any social problems at all.

Bush, Gore Both Wrong on Death Penalty Deterrence (tags)

Bush and Gore both support for the death penalty, based on the claim it's a deterrent. But the evidence says they're wrong. We're not supposed to punish people if there's a reaonable doubt about their guilt. But what if there's much more than a reasonable doubt about the punishment?

Death penalty protestor. (tags)

A death penalty protestor marches to Parker Center wednesday afternoon in LA.

Protest coverage: issues and context on internet radio station (tags)

Information on context and issues of the Los Angeles protests - Internet radio station

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