Another very important discussion: Global experts discuss the decline of the death penalty in America (TheGuardianU.S.)

HumanSinShadow.wordpress.com

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/19/decline-death-penalty-america-live-chat

Global experts discuss the decline of the death penalty in America

Reporter Ed Pilkington and Richard C Dieter of the Death Penalty Information Center discussed the decline of executions in the US today. They were joined by experts around the world — here is the chat transcript 

    penalty
    The Texas death chamber where death row inmate Gary Graham was put to death by lethal injection. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

    Executions are on the decline in the US, even though the majority of Americans still support capital punishment.

    The reason for the decline comes from a European-led boycott against medical drugs used by US corrections departments during the execution process. A report published by the Death Penalty Information Center indicates that a major factor behind the slump has been the difficulty states are encountering in finding a consistent means…

    View original post 141 more words

    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

    WordPress.com Logo

    You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

    Google+ photo

    You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

    w

    Connecting to %s