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Posts tagged as: Eighth Amendment

By the numbers, for whom the bells toll: 1 grand jury, (more than) 2 death penalty foes, 3 resignations, 4 months of investigation, and 5 men – including Richard Glossip – on death row

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – After the near-execution of Richard Glossip on September 30, 2015, Attorney General Scott Pruitt — with the agreement of Governor Mary Fallin — sought a 37-day stay of execution while a range of irregularities in the state’s death penalty process were investigated. The stay, approved by the judiciary, […]

Richard Glossip’s Books of numbers, translations, alternatives, aspirations and justice: Time for mercy, not sacrifice

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The Ten Commandments include an admonition often translated “Thou shalt not kill” – alternatively, “You shall not murder.” (Exodus 20:13, NAB) This directive from the One Who made us, some contend, should in these days preclude use of capital punishment, which is obviously the Ultimate Sanction for […]

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