Tag: executions

Death row’s other killers

Death row’s other killers

| May 4, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Glenn Ford, 64, convicted of murder in 1984, spent a quarter-century on the death row of Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison before his conviction was overturned and he was freed last year. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, convicted of murder in 1983, spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row before his […]

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Electric chair to return in Tennessee

Electric chair to return in Tennessee

| May 23, 2014

This is certainly going to induce wave of nostalgia in some folks. As long as the state sanctions capital punishment, however, there always will be questions about how humane and how efficient methods of execution will be. While some might have thought the recent fiasco with drug cocktails used for state sanctioned executions would make […]

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