On March 5, Thursday in the first week of Lent, the state of Alabama executed Nathaniel Woods, a 43-year-old black man convicted of the murders of three white police officers. The thing is, he did not kill anyone. This fact is undisputed.
Respect Life Month means Pro-ALL Life
Just a short time ago, the state of Arkansas attempted to execute eight men in eleven days. These men were labeled “the worst of the worst,” and they indeed committed acts of grave harm.
But a different image emerged when one looked more closely at these cases: these men all had backgrounds defined by intellectual disability, mental illness, and abuse.