Death Penalty

Virginia General Assembly Votes to Abolish the Death Penalty

February 15, 2021
This week, the Virginia General Assembly passed HB 2263, which abolishes the death penalty. Virginia is the first southern state and 23rd state in...Read more

Federal Government Executes First Woman Since 1953

January 22, 2021
The federal government executed Lisa Montgomery after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a last-minute appeal from her attorney who argued she should be given...Read more

Woman Set to be Executed Asks President Trump to Spare her Life

January 11, 2021

Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, is asking President Trump to commute her sentence to life without the possibility of...Read more

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