Though the state of Oklahoma’s executions are under currently review by the Supreme Court (and Attorney General Eric Holder advocates a moratorium on all state-murders while the court deliberates), Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently signed a law making nitrogen gas the backup to lethal injections in the state, according to NBC News. Fallin said in a […]

Crime, Cross Post Now, Nation

On Friday, Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of prison a free man after spending 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit. Hinton is the 152nd person added to the Death Penalty Information Center’s Innocence List, a database started in 1973 that charts all of those who were to be killed by […]