Report on America as a Prison Nation, More Criticism of War on Drugs – TalkLeft: The Politics Of Crime

Report on America as a Prison Nation, More Criticism of War on Drugs - TalkLeft: The Politics Of Crime. Human Rights Watch has a new report, A Nation Behind Bars, with facts on the current state of our prison nation and recommendations to reduce our over-reliance on incarceration. Some facts:[More...]   In 2011, more than …

It’s time for the US supreme court to declare a death penalty moratorium

Clayton Lockett's agonizing final minutes were the results of a failed experiment, proving states can no longer be trusted to run their laboratories. Let's stop tinkering with the machinery of death    Randall T Coyne in Norman, Oklahoma Jump to comments (367) In 1972, the supreme court issued a moratorium after determining that the death …