Despite pleas from human rights organizations and a petition to the governor signed by 40,000 supporters, the state of Georgia is scheduled to execute Kelly Gissendaner tonight at 7 p.m. ET.
Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins issued the following response after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that he is issuing a moratorium on the death penalty in...
Today, the United States Supreme Court stayed the executions of three Oklahoma death-row inmates: Richard Glossip, Benjamin Cole and John Grant.
A federal appeals court has issued a stay of execution in Texas of a man with severe mental illness who was scheduled to be put to death this evening.