NH Governor Vetoes Ending Death Penalty; Override LikelyGov. Chris Sununu vetoed a bill to repeal New Hampshire's death penalty for a second time Friday, though lawmakers are likely to override his decision in the fall.
Pope Declares Death Penalty Inadmissible, Changing Church's StancePope Francis has declared that the death penalty is never admissible and that the Catholic Church will work towards its abolition around the world.
Lawmaker Calls For Death Penalty After Murder Of Yarmouth OfficerThe murder of Yarmouth Police Sergeant Sean Gannon has some Republican lawmakers calling for the death penalty in such cases, and Governor Charlie Baker supports the idea.
Police Officer Murder Renews Calls For Death Penalty In MassachusettsThe killing of a police officer has some calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers.
Gary Sampson Headed To Death Row In Indiana After Formal SentencingGary Lee Sampson will go to death row in Indiana after officially being sentenced to death by a Boston judge.
Jury Begins Deliberating In Gary Sampson Death Penalty TrialA jury in Boston Federal Court began deliberating over the fate of admitted killer Gary Sampson Thursday.
Keller @ Large: Take A Stand Against EvilJon says there was nothing impulsive about what Dylann Roof did.
Keller @ Large: Death Penalty For These 3Three vicious killers, all in the news at the same time. Jon says they all richly deserve the death penalty.
Death Penalty Bill To Be Discussed At State House HearingA bill that would reinstate the death penalty in Massachusetts is scheduled to be heard by the Legislature's Judiciary Committee Wednesday.
Jurors In Gary Sampson Death Penalty Case May Be Asked About Tsarnaev VerdictJurors considered for the death sentencing re-trial of convicted serial killer Gary Lee Sampson maybe asked about their thoughts on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Judge Denies Bid To Move Massachusetts Carjack Killing TrialA judge has rejected a request by convicted killer Gary Lee Sampson to move his federal death penalty trial out of Boston.