Are Blacks the Target of President Trump’s Death Penalty?

Are Blacks the Target of President Trump’s Death Penalty?

As part of the plan to fight the opioid epidemic, President Donald Trump issues a policy calling for the death penalty for drug dealers. According to Trump’s administration, those who deal drugs are responsible for propagating an epidemic that has ruined families and destroyed lives. Some support this theory, while others that this is the wrong […]

Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

Executions in the US Lowest in 25 Years

A recent study indicates that the numbers of executions in the United States have decreased and are lower in 2016 than in the last 25 years. One reason may be due to the drastic reduction in death sentences, according to Reuters on Dec. 20. There were 20 death row inmates executed in 2016, which is […]

Terry McAuliffe Fighting to Save the Lethal Injection

Terry McAuliffe Fighting to Save the Lethal Injection

Gov. Terry McAuliffe amended a state bill in an attempt to save lethal injection as the preferred method of capital punishment in Virginia. Critics fighting execution as a form of punishment have put pressure on companies that manufacture the drugs necessary to take a life. McAuliffe introduced his plan on April 10, 2016, and the […]

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