Death Penalty

Julia Conley, staff writer
"Killing a person creates a murderer out of the executioner, is not justice for Stacey Stites, and deprives Rodney Reed of dignity and humanity."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"We have got to join the rest of the developed world and abolish the death...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
U.S. Attorney General William Barr
The U.S. attorney general also vowed to deliver a bill, requested by the...


A jury has sentenced neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. to life plus 419 years for killing Heather Heyer and injuring 35 others when he rammed his car into a crowd at the 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. The sentencing of Fields, convicted last week of first degree murder, came after emotional testimony from his victims. "Heather was full of love, justice, and fairness," said her mother Susan Bro. "Mr. Fields tried to silence her. I refuse to allow that."