US federal executions continue

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US federal executions continue with the execution of the only Native American man on federal death row, and a man who was sentenced in Missouri Federal Court  The federal government has executed three people on federal death row this summer. Daniel Lee (executed 7/15/20), Wesley Purkey (executed 7/16/20), and Dustin... [Read More]

Save the Date!

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Please join us next week, August 6th, from 7:00PM-9:00PM for an online screening of Ben Scholle’s  “Through the Cracks”. A film about Missouri death row prisoner Johnny Johnson, Severe Mental Illnesses (SMI) and the death penalty. After the screening there will be a short Q/A with panelists: [Read More]

Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

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Contact: Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, [email protected], 816-931-4177 Two warrantless federal executions have now taken place, will there be a third? (Missouri) — The federal government has now executed both Daniel Lee (executed 7/15/20) and Wesley Purkey (executed 7/16/20) this week in what attorneys are calling “illegal and... [Read More]

By the Grace of God

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To let you know a little about myself, a brief testimony: My name is Tommie Covington, I’m 47 years of age, this is my first ever time in prison. I’m in my fourth year of a six year commitment. I know for a fact that I couldn’t have gotten this... [Read More]

Resumption of Federal Executions

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The resumption of federal executions by the U.S. Justice Department after a decade-plus hiatus may affect the future of death-penalty litigation. Federal executions remain challenged in the high courts due to petitions from federal inmates, as well as federal justices who have differing opinions on the Death Penalty Act which... [Read More]