Death Penalty

U.S. Bishops Express Concern Over Revival of Federal Death Penalty

August 2, 2019

The last time the federal government executed someone was in 2003 -- 16 years ago. On Friday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr announced...Read more

New Hampshire Abolishes the Death Penalty

June 3, 2019

This week, New Hampshire became the 21 st state to abolish the death penalty, following a state Senate vote to override a veto...Read more

Senate Hears SMI Death Penalty Exemption Bill

April 18, 2019

This week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a bill that would exempt persons with serious mental Illness (SMI) from the...Read more

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