Brian Evans is with Amnesty International USA's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign. He was a founding member of the Texas Moratorium Network and a member of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Missouri's Troy Davis
Millions of people are still shocked and outraged by the state of Georgia's execution of Troy Davis for a murder he may not have committed. People who had never heard of Davis or had never thought much about the death penalty suddenly confronted Georgia's senseless act of brutality. They asked themselves: How could the state kill someone in the face of so much doubt about his guilt?
Friday, August 12, 2011
The Ugly Business of Lethal Injection
The pretense of lethal injection as a peaceful and painless way to execute prisoners is unraveling, and this may change the face of the death penalty in the United States.