death penalty

  • Hung Jury Paid Member

    The Dalai Lama had just finished speaking at an event on the Capitoline Hill in Rome when I sought him out and asked him to be one of the first signatories of the Community of Sant'Egidio's Appeal for a Moratorium on the Death Penalty. He accepted immediately and signed in earth-green ink, which came as no surprise. Who more than the Dalai Lama is identified around the world with the need to respect life?  More »
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    Neither cruel nor unusual? Paid Member

    In honor of the Pope and Dalai's simultaneous visit to our fair shores, the Supreme Court decided by a 7-2 margin that lethal injection as used to kill convicts in Kentucky does not violate the Constitution. More »