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Ohio Officials Reflect

Ohio’s governor, Governor DeWine, has admitted that the state’s deception when buying execution drugs could result in legitimate users in Ohio being deprived of their medicines.. The state has been purchasing drugs for executions through its Department of Mental Health and … Continue reading

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Burning at the Stake

Ohio has introduced a lethal injection protocol as cruel and unusual as “burning at the stake, crucifixion, and breaking on the wheel” (examples of punishments which the US constitution forbids as cruel and unusual). The state is emboldened by a … Continue reading

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Hopeful Signs

Things are relatively quiet for Jeffrey Wogenstahl on Ohio’s death row at the moment. This should be celebrated.  It was not long ago that Ohio was second only to Texas in carrying out executions; but during the two years of 2015 … Continue reading

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Execution Date Postponed

Jeffrey Wogenstahl was told late on Friday that his execution date has been postponed by nearly 10 months, from January 21 2016 to November 16 2016. Six other Ohio death row inmates were informed that their 2015 execution dates had … Continue reading

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The Death Penalty: No Place in the Twenty-First Century

The USA is in an increasingly isolated position in tolerating the death penalty: 117 countries last month voted for a global death penalty moratorium, with only 38, including the USA, voting against this. In its opposition America keeps strange company; … Continue reading

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