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The Death Penalty In America

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Texas is responsible for one-third of all executions since 1976.
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The State Of Texas Executes Its 500th Inmate

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (last year)

The US state of Texas executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital punishment is in decline elsewhere. Kimberly McCarthy, 52, was declared dead by lethal injection at... Read Post

Study: Two percent of counties responsible for majority of US executions

News : Field Notes (last year)

Just two percent of counties in the United States are responsible for more than half of the country's executions since 1976, according to a new report from the Death Penalty Information Center. The report, released last week, found ... Read Post

Suzanne Basso Execution: The Murder Was ‘Horrible, Horrible, Horrible, It Was What The Death Penalty Was Made For’

News : The Inquisitr - News (11 months ago)

Suzanne Bass was scheduled for execution in Texas today (Wednesday) for the brutal slaying in 1998 of a mentally disabled man,. She will become the 14th woman to be put to death since 1976. Basso was convicted in 1999 of leading a g... Read Post

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