Posts Tagged ‘death penalty’

November 12th, 2017 - 11:58 am § in Schools & Colleges

How to Make Our Schools Safe

ProTecht, a company in Oklahoma, has created yhe  Bodyguard Blanket to protect kids during  school shootings.  The blanket made from the same materials used in military and law enforcement body armor be carried at all times as a backpack. The Bodyguard comes with a price tag under $1,000.  Even [...]

March 17th, 2015 - 5:13 pm § in Misc.

Maricopa County injustice system reaps another black eye

When you mention law enforcement in Maricopa County, Arizona, most people think of Crazy Sheriff Joe Arpaio, infamous for his racism, far-right politics, and anti-Obama birther nuttery. But this case arose from the Phoenix Police Department, not Arpaio’s shop, before being mishandled by Maric[...]

January 15th, 2015 - 6:07 pm § in Misc.

Would you execute this inmate?

Barry Van Treese, a Tulsa motel owner, was brutally beaten to death with a baseball bat in a motel room. His killer, Justin Sneed, was sentenced to life imprisonment. The prosecutor dropped the death penalty against Sneed in exchange for his testimony that Richard Glossip hired him to kill Van Trees[...]

February 18th, 2014 - 8:26 pm § in America

It is hard to get a scrip to kill folks in Missouri!

Missouri scrambles for lethal drugs        Apothecary Shoppe agrees with the lawyers for inmate scheduled to be executed to stop providing lethal dose of pentobarbital. Funny, a gentle death is not considered cruel and unusual but amputation or someones hand id?[...]