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June 26, 2013

Since 1982, Texas has been responsible for, by far, more executions than any other state. On June 26, Texas is scheduled to put Kimberly McCarthy to death – in the process carrying out its 500th ex...

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June 4, 2013

Frank Jannuzi, deputy executive director for Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement urging Florida Governor Rick Scott to veto the "Timely Justice Act of 2013" (TJA).

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May 2, 2013

Maryland joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty today when Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.

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March 19, 2013

In advance of its Use Your Power conference, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) will host a media roundtable with some of the world’s leading human rights defenders to discuss the status of human ri...

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