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Despite pleas for clemency, and the fundamental flaws associated with the death penalty, as acknowledged by Justice Breyers’ dissent in Glossip v. Gross, Missouri executed David Zink on July 14. 

July 14, 2015

David Zink Executed on July 14

Despite pleas for clemency, and the fundamental flaws associated with the death penalty, as acknowledged by Justice Breyers’ dissent in Glossip v. Gross, Missouri executed David […]
June 10, 2015

Richard Strong Executed on June 9, despite pleas from Victim

Richard Strong’s execution date was executed on June 9, 2015, despite eloquent pleas for leniency from one of his victims and daughter.  He was convicted in the homocides of his girlfriend, […]
June 6, 2015

Execution Raising Racial Justice Concerns Proceeded, Despite Public Outcry

Andre Cole was an African-American man who was tried and sentenced to death by an all-white jury in St. Louis County.  Despite the systemic exclusion of […]
May 9, 2015

Missouri clergy ask Nixon to stop the death penalty

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