Oklahoma Governor Signs Bill Approving Nitrogen Gas For Executions 

On Friday, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that allows the state to execute inmates using nitrogen gas in the event that traditional lethal injection drugs are unavailable. The use of nitrogen gas, which induces hypoxia, has never been tested on humans, but supporters maintain that the method is both… »4/18/15 11:30am4/18/15 11:30am

Sudanese Woman Facing Death Penalty for Apostasy To Be Freed

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christianity has won her freedom. In face of the slew of condemnation hurled at Sudanese authorities by leaders and citizens around the world, under-secretary Abdullahi Alzareg told the BBC that "Sudan guaranteed… »5/31/14 3:00pm5/31/14 3:00pm

Americans Find Just About Everything More Sinful Than Birth Control

For all the chest beating and wailing and carrying on about the Obama administration's contraception mandate in the Affordable Care Act, you'd think that this country was embroiled in a coast to coast battle that pits a staunch moral majority against a small, active tide of unstoppable vaginas demanding sexual… »5/23/12 6:30pm5/23/12 6:30pm

Supreme Court Denies Troy Davis' Appeal, Execution Will Go Forward [UPDATED]

Troy Davis was scheduled to be executed at 7 p.m. today for the 1989 killing of a police officer in Georgia. Many believe he should be granted clemency because there isn't enough physical evidence linking him to the crime and after his trial witnesses recanted and said police threatened them. Davis' attorneys made a… »9/21/11 10:42pm9/21/11 10:42pm