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In Briefs: Death Penalty

ALLISON REILLY: Troy Davis’ execution leaves many of us who worked on behalf of his case wondering, “What should we do next?” Although his case brought many activists out of the woodwork to support him, there were…

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Shawna Forde and the Death Penalty

ALLISON REILLY: Even though the deaths are tragic, and that what Forde did was heinous, a death sentence is not the answer. According to the Death Penalty Information Center, Arizona has 138 people on death row, including Forde. The last time the state executed someone was Robert Comer in May 2002.The simple point is that Forde will not be executed for a long, long time. Continue reading

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