The Supreme Court Jan. 14 cleared the path for the federal government to execute Corey Johnson after denying his two last-minute appeals.
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The Trump administration's last full week in power will likely be a deadly one, with three federal executions scheduled over the course of four days.
What will it take to end to the death penalty? Catholic activists say more visceral approach is needed.
The work of putting an end to capital punishment is far from done, and recent events have pointed to the need for a conversion of U.S. culture from death and vengeance.
As three federal executions were scheduled for this week, multiple bills have been introduced in Congress to end use of the federal death penalty.
In the early morning of Jan. 13, following a day of attempted legal delays and despite documentation of severe mental illness stemming from childhood abuse, 52-year-old Lisa Montgomery became the first woman in decades to be executed by the federal government.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — A joint statement from two U.S. bishops who head different committees of the U.S. bishops called for an end to the federal use of the death penalty as “long past time.”