Virginia Becomes First Southern State To Abolish Death Penalty
Gov. Ralph Northam says "it is the moral thing to do.”
Brandon Bernard Becomes Ninth Federal Prisoner Executed By Trump Administration in 2020
Even the prosecutor argued that he should live.
Alabama Executes Nathaniel Woods Despite Pleas For Stay
He was executed over deaths of three cops he did not shoot
This Day in Black History: March 5, 1945
Lena Baker was the first woman electrocuted in Georgia.
Onetime Executioner Now Campaigns Against the Death Penalty
Jerry Givens advocates for the end of capital punishment.
Texas to Execute Woman for Neighbor's Stabbing
Kimberly McCarthy is scheduled for lethal injection Tuesday.
Commentary: Massachusetts Fights Racially Biased Three-Strikes Law
Black leaders say that no-parole laws are unevenly enforced.
Commentary: Mumia Was Spared, but a Brutal Practice Continues
Death penalty opponents cannot relax their struggle.