[ ]   [ ]   [ ]                        [ ]      [ ]   [ ]

Into the Future - kcar - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:56pm
 
Counting with Pictures - ScottN - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:40pm
 
Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - geoff_morphini - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:23pm
 
how do you feel right now? - KurtfromLaQuinta - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:02pm
 
Mixtape Culture Club - KurtfromLaQuinta - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:01pm
 
Annoying stuff. not things that piss you off, just annoyi... - haresfur - Mar 5, 2021 - 3:42pm
 
COVID-19 - R_P - Mar 5, 2021 - 2:51pm
 
What is the meaning of this? - LudicrousMaximus - Mar 5, 2021 - 2:34pm
 
songs that ROCK! - rhahl - Mar 5, 2021 - 2:15pm
 
Yukon dreaming - westslope - Mar 5, 2021 - 2:07pm
 
Live Music - R_P - Mar 5, 2021 - 12:53pm
 
Immigration - haresfur - Mar 5, 2021 - 12:47pm
 
Race in America - R_P - Mar 5, 2021 - 12:38pm
 
Lyrics that are stuck in your head today... - Proclivities - Mar 5, 2021 - 12:12pm
 
Future of Human Race (in 500 years) - KurtfromLaQuinta - Mar 5, 2021 - 11:43am
 
Name My Band - islander - Mar 5, 2021 - 10:47am
 
the Todd Rundgren topic - Steely_D - Mar 5, 2021 - 8:26am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - oldviolin - Mar 5, 2021 - 7:58am
 
Things You Thought Today - oldviolin - Mar 5, 2021 - 7:54am
 
Buddy's Haven - miamizsun - Mar 5, 2021 - 7:26am
 
You really put butter on the hot dog? - islander - Mar 5, 2021 - 6:43am
 
Today in History - Red_Dragon - Mar 5, 2021 - 5:00am
 
Biden's Lies - VV - Mar 5, 2021 - 4:57am
 
Democratic Party - KarmaKarma - Mar 4, 2021 - 11:56pm
 
Steven Wilson - kurtster - Mar 4, 2021 - 10:06pm
 
New Music - R_P - Mar 4, 2021 - 7:54pm
 
Baseball, anyone? - kcar - Mar 4, 2021 - 5:57pm
 
New Zealand - haresfur - Mar 4, 2021 - 1:06pm
 
Messages in a bottle. - GeneP59 - Mar 4, 2021 - 10:34am
 
Poetry Forum - Antigone - Mar 4, 2021 - 10:32am
 
Climate Change - westslope - Mar 4, 2021 - 9:22am
 
Guns - Red_Dragon - Mar 4, 2021 - 7:39am
 
Back To The 50's - rhahl - Mar 4, 2021 - 7:18am
 
Minimum rating for favorites - rwyatt - Mar 4, 2021 - 7:16am
 
What Did You Do Today? - Coaxial - Mar 4, 2021 - 5:04am
 
volcano! - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Mar 4, 2021 - 12:53am
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - oppositelock - Mar 3, 2021 - 9:03pm
 
The Future is here! - R_P - Mar 3, 2021 - 4:58pm
 
Terrorist Watch! - Red_Dragon - Mar 3, 2021 - 4:11pm
 
• • • The Once-a-Day • • •  - haresfur - Mar 3, 2021 - 2:20pm
 
RP in a Tesla EV - BillG - Mar 3, 2021 - 10:23am
 
Trump Lies - westslope - Mar 3, 2021 - 8:21am
 
Ukraine - sirdroseph - Mar 3, 2021 - 3:30am
 
Small-town news - kcar - Mar 3, 2021 - 12:40am
 
Surfing! - haresfur - Mar 2, 2021 - 11:04pm
 
Share a Website you love or hate… - whatshisname - Mar 2, 2021 - 6:36pm
 
Show us your NEW _______________!!!! - haresfur - Mar 2, 2021 - 5:24pm
 
Learn something every day - Antigone - Mar 2, 2021 - 4:50pm
 
Propaganda - R_P - Mar 2, 2021 - 2:29pm
 
Pernicious Pious Proclivities Particularized Prodigiously - R_P - Mar 2, 2021 - 1:02pm
 
Derplahoma! - Red_Dragon - Mar 2, 2021 - 9:46am
 
What are you listening to now? - davidharper - Mar 2, 2021 - 8:10am
 
Museum Of Bad Album Covers - ScottFromWyoming - Mar 2, 2021 - 7:42am
 
RP Daily Trivia Challenge - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Mar 2, 2021 - 7:23am
 
Where would you like to live? - westslope - Mar 2, 2021 - 7:02am
 
That's good advice - rhahl - Mar 2, 2021 - 4:52am
 
Music documentaries - miamizsun - Mar 2, 2021 - 4:50am
 
The war on funk is over! - Ohmsen - Mar 1, 2021 - 6:23pm
 
Evolution! - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Mar 1, 2021 - 11:35am
 
Testing your Metal? - miamizsun - Mar 1, 2021 - 11:11am
 
Why are Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds censored? - the_jake - Mar 1, 2021 - 7:39am
 
Real Life vs. the Internet - miamizsun - Mar 1, 2021 - 5:15am
 
Things People Have Said That I'll Never Forget - sirdroseph - Mar 1, 2021 - 5:13am
 
Republican Party - westslope - Feb 28, 2021 - 3:29pm
 
Stuff I've Said Out Loud - Antigone - Feb 28, 2021 - 12:39pm
 
Australia - westslope - Feb 28, 2021 - 9:34am
 
Fitness • Health - westslope - Feb 28, 2021 - 8:15am
 
Automotive Lust - kurtster - Feb 27, 2021 - 10:50pm
 
Great Old Songs You Rarely Hear Anymore - rhahl - Feb 27, 2021 - 8:41am
 
Gotta Get Your Drink On - Proclivities - Feb 27, 2021 - 6:11am
 
Classical Music - R_P - Feb 26, 2021 - 7:31pm
 
Birthday wishes - BlueHeronDruid - Feb 26, 2021 - 5:36pm
 
Joe Biden - KarmaKarma - Feb 26, 2021 - 3:14pm
 
Saudi Arabia - R_P - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:31pm
 
Anti-War - Ohmsen - Feb 26, 2021 - 2:01pm
 
Index » Radio Paradise/General » General Discussion » The death penalty on trial? Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next
Post to this Topic
Red_Dragon

Red_Dragon Avatar



Posted: Feb 17, 2021 - 5:30am

Executioners sanitized accounts of deaths in federal cases
black321

black321 Avatar

Location: An earth without maps
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 18, 2021 - 1:06pm



 cc_rider wrote:


 Ohmsen wrote:
Today, an enlightened(?) judge put a stay-order on Lisa Montgomery's federally ordered execution, which was to be carried out today, Jan. 12. ~ A death-sentence that puts unnecessary karmic plight on the state (US), carrying it out. Legally, only a sitting president can finally pardon the poor soul on this.

How can humans legally take lives, except in self-defense? Where is the moral justification for that in any political dogma?
 
Ms. Montgomery was executed - as you know. You may not know the horrific abuse and torture she suffered, first as a child then in two marriages. It caused, among other things, traumatic brain injury - a scan revealed severe physical brain damage. She also suffered from epilepsy, bipolar disorder, etc. - likely caused by her severe abuse.
I read an article by her attorney - Ms. Montgomery had long been unresponsive, with severe dissociation if not full-blown psychosis. On the day of her execution, there's no way to know if she even knew what was happening.

The system failed her. Her parents first and foremost, of course. The police officer(s) who returned her to the abusive home when she escaped. The authorities who refused to investigate her sister's pleas - inexplicably, she'd been removed from the house, leaving Lisa behind.  The courts that refused to hear evidence of her decades of abuse. The prison staff who, in a final, crushing indignity, denied her spiritual advisor's request to be with her in the chamber.

Lisa Montgomery had no peace, no love, no hope. I hope there's a Heaven for her - this life was certainly Hell.
c.

 

i had only seen the headline, and no idea of her past.
 for her soul.
cc_rider

cc_rider Avatar

Location: Bastrop
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 18, 2021 - 12:56pm



 Ohmsen wrote:
Today, an enlightened(?) judge put a stay-order on Lisa Montgomery's federally ordered execution, which was to be carried out today, Jan. 12. ~ A death-sentence that puts unnecessary karmic plight on the state (US), carrying it out. Legally, only a sitting president can finally pardon the poor soul on this.

How can humans legally take lives, except in self-defense? Where is the moral justification for that in any political dogma?
 
Ms. Montgomery was executed - as you know. You may not know the horrific abuse and torture she suffered, first as a child then in two marriages. It caused, among other things, traumatic brain injury - a scan revealed severe physical brain damage. She also suffered from epilepsy, bipolar disorder, etc. - likely caused by her severe abuse.
I read an article by her attorney - Ms. Montgomery had long been unresponsive, with severe dissociation if not full-blown psychosis. On the day of her execution, there's no way to know if she even knew what was happening.

The system failed her. Her parents first and foremost, of course. The police officer(s) who returned her to the abusive home when she escaped. The authorities who refused to investigate her sister's pleas - inexplicably, she'd been removed from the house, leaving Lisa behind.  The courts that refused to hear evidence of her decades of abuse. The prison staff who, in a final, crushing indignity, denied her spiritual advisor's request to be with her in the chamber.

Lisa Montgomery had no peace, no love, no hope. I hope there's a Heaven for her - this life was certainly Hell.
c.

Ohmsen

Ohmsen Avatar

Location: Old World
Gender: Male


Posted: Jan 12, 2021 - 4:41pm

Today, an enlightened(?) judge put a stay-order on Lisa Montgomery's federally ordered execution, which was to be carried out today, Jan. 12. ~ A death-sentence that puts unnecessary karmic plight on the state (US), carrying it out. Legally, only a sitting president can finally pardon the poor soul on this.

How can humans legally take lives, except in self-defense? Where is the moral justification for that in any political dogma?
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 15, 2019 - 3:02pm

 SeriousLee wrote:
Done.
 
thanks folks

don't know the details, but looks like he got a stay
cc_rider

cc_rider Avatar

Location: Bastrop
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 11, 2019 - 3:16pm



 miamizsun wrote:

a case of an over-aggressive prosecutor?

New DNA Evidence Likely Exonerates a Texas Death Row Inmate. The Government Won't Test It.

Rodney Reed is set to die by lethal injection in less than two weeks.

Time is running out for Rodney Reed, a Texas man on death row who is scheduled to die on November 20. There are many reasons to doubt Reed's guilt, but the most glaring one is that several experts have concluded it's scientifically impossible. The state is set to execute Reed anyway.

Reed, who was convicted in 1998 for the murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites, will be put to death by lethal injection in just under two weeks unless Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) intervenes. A group of bipartisan state legislators made their plea for a reprieve on Tuesday, asking for more time to review the mounting body of evidence that Reed did not kill Stites.

The Innocence Project, which is representing Reed, has reported on a litany of evidentiary and procedural problems that suggest Reed was convicted despite his innocence. Three forensic experts for the state filed formal affidavits explaining that the estimated time of death presented by prosecutors at trial was inaccurate, which "makes the timeline for Reed killing Stites implausible," the Innocence Project notes.

"The Texas Department of Public Safety (who employed the State's expert Karen Blakely), the Bode Cellmark Forensics Laboratory (who employed the State's retained expert Meghan Clement), and the State's forensic pathologist Dr. Roberto Bayardo, have all now acknowledged that the scientific opinions offered by the State to tie Mr. Reed to the murder were in error," Reed's 2018 appeal reads.

That appeal was denied.

if you're reading this, please take another 60 seconds and tell the gov to have a look

 
The murder was right here in Bastrop county, so it's been in the local news for years. I don't know if he did it or not, but I do know the system is hopelessly broken. See 'Michael Morton' and 'Cameron Todd Willingham' for other examples (among many, sadly). Mr. Morton spent 25 years on death row before DNA evidence cleared him. Mr. Willingham wasn't so lucky. Independent arson forensics, including a full-scale test burn, revealed the fire was caused by a space heater. Not arson. Too late for Mr. Willingham, however. He was executed before the arson investigators' testimony was debunked.
c.


SeriousLee

SeriousLee Avatar

Location: Dans l'milieu d'deux milles livres


Posted: Nov 8, 2019 - 10:41am



 miamizsun wrote:

a case of an over-aggressive prosecutor?

New DNA Evidence Likely Exonerates a Texas Death Row Inmate. The Government Won't Test It.

Rodney Reed is set to die by lethal injection in less than two weeks.

Time is running out for Rodney Reed, a Texas man on death row who is scheduled to die on November 20. There are many reasons to doubt Reed's guilt, but the most glaring one is that several experts have concluded it's scientifically impossible. The state is set to execute Reed anyway.

Reed, who was convicted in 1998 for the murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites, will be put to death by lethal injection in just under two weeks unless Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) intervenes. A group of bipartisan state legislators made their plea for a reprieve on Tuesday, asking for more time to review the mounting body of evidence that Reed did not kill Stites.

The Innocence Project, which is representing Reed, has reported on a litany of evidentiary and procedural problems that suggest Reed was convicted despite his innocence. Three forensic experts for the state filed formal affidavits explaining that the estimated time of death presented by prosecutors at trial was inaccurate, which "makes the timeline for Reed killing Stites implausible," the Innocence Project notes.

"The Texas Department of Public Safety (who employed the State's expert Karen Blakely), the Bode Cellmark Forensics Laboratory (who employed the State's retained expert Meghan Clement), and the State's forensic pathologist Dr. Roberto Bayardo, have all now acknowledged that the scientific opinions offered by the State to tie Mr. Reed to the murder were in error," Reed's 2018 appeal reads.

That appeal was denied.

if you're reading this, please take another 60 seconds and tell the gov to have a look



 

Done.
Coaxial

Coaxial Avatar

Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 8, 2019 - 8:37am

 miamizsun wrote:

a case of an over-aggressive prosecutor?

New DNA Evidence Likely Exonerates a Texas Death Row Inmate. The Government Won't Test It.

Rodney Reed is set to die by lethal injection in less than two weeks.

Time is running out for Rodney Reed, a Texas man on death row who is scheduled to die on November 20. There are many reasons to doubt Reed's guilt, but the most glaring one is that several experts have concluded it's scientifically impossible. The state is set to execute Reed anyway.

Reed, who was convicted in 1998 for the murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites, will be put to death by lethal injection in just under two weeks unless Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) intervenes. A group of bipartisan state legislators made their plea for a reprieve on Tuesday, asking for more time to review the mounting body of evidence that Reed did not kill Stites.

The Innocence Project, which is representing Reed, has reported on a litany of evidentiary and procedural problems that suggest Reed was convicted despite his innocence. Three forensic experts for the state filed formal affidavits explaining that the estimated time of death presented by prosecutors at trial was inaccurate, which "makes the timeline for Reed killing Stites implausible," the Innocence Project notes.

"The Texas Department of Public Safety (who employed the State's expert Karen Blakely), the Bode Cellmark Forensics Laboratory (who employed the State's retained expert Meghan Clement), and the State's forensic pathologist Dr. Roberto Bayardo, have all now acknowledged that the scientific opinions offered by the State to tie Mr. Reed to the murder were in error," Reed's 2018 appeal reads.

That appeal was denied.

if you're reading this, please take another 60 seconds and tell the gov to have a look



 
Abbott is a real piece of work...He's in a wheelchair and one of the first things he did was cut funding that would help disabled children.{#Stupid}
miamizsun

miamizsun Avatar

Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Nov 8, 2019 - 8:18am

a case of an over-aggressive prosecutor?

New DNA Evidence Likely Exonerates a Texas Death Row Inmate. The Government Won't Test It.

Rodney Reed is set to die by lethal injection in less than two weeks.

Time is running out for Rodney Reed, a Texas man on death row who is scheduled to die on November 20. There are many reasons to doubt Reed's guilt, but the most glaring one is that several experts have concluded it's scientifically impossible. The state is set to execute Reed anyway.

Reed, who was convicted in 1998 for the murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites, will be put to death by lethal injection in just under two weeks unless Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) intervenes. A group of bipartisan state legislators made their plea for a reprieve on Tuesday, asking for more time to review the mounting body of evidence that Reed did not kill Stites.

The Innocence Project, which is representing Reed, has reported on a litany of evidentiary and procedural problems that suggest Reed was convicted despite his innocence. Three forensic experts for the state filed formal affidavits explaining that the estimated time of death presented by prosecutors at trial was inaccurate, which "makes the timeline for Reed killing Stites implausible," the Innocence Project notes.

"The Texas Department of Public Safety (who employed the State's expert Karen Blakely), the Bode Cellmark Forensics Laboratory (who employed the State's retained expert Meghan Clement), and the State's forensic pathologist Dr. Roberto Bayardo, have all now acknowledged that the scientific opinions offered by the State to tie Mr. Reed to the murder were in error," Reed's 2018 appeal reads.

That appeal was denied.

if you're reading this, please take another 60 seconds and tell the gov to have a look



R_P

R_P Avatar



Posted: May 30, 2019 - 10:58am

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty Law, Overriding Governor Veto
Red_Dragon

Red_Dragon Avatar



Posted: Oct 27, 2015 - 7:42am

Guard Gives Death Row Inmate Every Chance To End Life Before They Try New Execution Drug On Him
R_P

R_P Avatar



Posted: Feb 19, 2015 - 1:41am

Bryan Stevenson: If it's not right to rape a rapist, how can it be OK to kill a killer?
2cats

2cats Avatar

Location: Oklahoma
Gender: Female


Posted: Apr 30, 2014 - 5:27am

 Red_Dragon wrote:

Thanks Mary!

 
I've said it before: I have no words.
Red_Dragon

Red_Dragon Avatar



Posted: Apr 30, 2014 - 5:15am

 meower wrote:


Great Work America!!!   

 
Thanks Mary!
meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female


Posted: Apr 30, 2014 - 4:50am



Great Work America!!!   
Proclivities

Proclivities Avatar

Location: Paris of the Piedmont
Gender: Male


Posted: Oct 12, 2012 - 9:20am

?


Manbird

Manbird Avatar

Location: Oroville, Ca
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 28, 2012 - 1:58pm


(former member)

(former member) Avatar

Location: hotel in Las Vegas
Gender: Male


Posted: Jul 22, 2012 - 7:44pm



Jerry Sandusky found guilty


Umberdog

Umberdog Avatar

Location: In my body.
Gender: Male


Posted: Sep 25, 2011 - 6:16pm

 hippiechick wrote:
Therapeutic counseling
 
Agreed.

Rape is a terrible crime, no matter who it is committed against.

Being an emotional crime, society must be very cautious when imposing penalties to see that justice is not just ice.


hippiechick

hippiechick Avatar

Location: topsy turvy land
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 25, 2011 - 6:05pm

 romeotuma wrote:


What kind of penalty do you think would be fair for someone who rapes animals?

 
 
Therapeutic counseling
Page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10  Next