Posts tagged "death penalty"

Hillary Clinton Does Not Support Abolishing The Death Penalty

During a breakfast in New Hampshire yesterday, current democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton maintained her position that while she acknowledges the death penalty is “applied too frequently, and too often in a discriminatory…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Aurora, Colorado Shooter James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison

James Holmes of Aurora, Colorado was convicted Friday evening on 24 counts of first-degree murder, two per victim, as well as attempted murder in the wounding of 70 more people. Holmes…

Katrin Higher | August 8, 2015 - 9:00 am

Conservative Nebraska Just Abolished The Death Penalty

Didn’t see that one coming.

Robyn Pennacchia | May 20, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Artist Nino Sarabutra Wants Us To Think About What We Drink

Plus, medical professionals in Canada have birthed the first stem cell-assisted IVF baby.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Parents Of Boston Bombing Victim Ask Government To Not Pursue Death Penalty Against Dzokhar Tsarnaev

In an open letter in the Boston Globe today, Bill and Denise Richards, parents of eight-year old Martin Richard (above), who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombing two years ago,…

Beejoli Shah | April 17, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Iran Might Not Execute Adulteress After All

The head of Iran’s High Human Rights Council said the country may not execute Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani, a mother of two sentenced to death for adultery. It seems that human…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Teresa Lewis To Be The First Woman Executed In 5 Years

Tomorrow the United States will execute Teresa Lewis, 41, the first woman to be put to death in the last five years, by lethal injection. In 2002, Lewis left the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Quickies!: Lorena Gallo Throws Down With John Bobbitt

Lorena Gallo faced off with ex-husband John Bobbitt on “The Insider.” [Jezebel] — She’s almost unrecognizable. Love the blond hair. Yeah, I know, that’s not the issue.

Annika Harris | May 6, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Death By Firing Squad For Pregnant British Woman

A pregnant woman awaiting trial doesn’t usually make international headlines. But add the fact that the woman is facing death by firing squad, and you’ve got a story that’s getting…

Annika Harris | May 4, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Iranian Woman, Facing Death For Committing Adultery, Is Set Free

If you think America is hard on our cheaters, philanderers have been stoned to death in Iran up until this year. Although there has been a moratorium on the harsh…

Simcha | March 19, 2008 - 5:30 pm