Death Penalty

The Florida Republican pitched the idea after a school shooting Wednesday in which police immediately killed the perpetrator.
Idaho is the latest state to turn to older methods of capital punishment amid a nationwide shortage of lethal-injection drugs.
A new bill from "pro-life" Republicans could make abortion a crime punishable by death.
How Harris County, Texas, the execution capital of the country, sends poor people to death row.
"I know I hurt people when I was young. I really messed up," said Donald Dillbeck, who was sentenced to death by a non-unanimous jury. "But I know Ron DeSantis has done a lot worse."
Jurors in John Montenegro Cruz's case were wrongly told the only way to ensure he’d never be freed was to sentence him to death.
Texas has executed an inmate convicted of killing three teenagers while they slept in a Texas Panhandle home more than 25 years ago.
Arizona’s attorney general has put a hold on executions in the state until the completion of a review of death penalty protocols ordered by the new governor.
Amber McLaughlin, 49, is scheduled to die by injection Tuesday for killing a former girlfriend in 2003.
The report attributes the crisis to “executioner incompetence, failures to follow protocols or defects in the protocols themselves.”