Human Rights

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Abraham Bonowitz of Columbus, Ohio, joins fellow members of the Abolitionist Action Committee during an annual protest and hunger strike against the death penalty outside the U.S. Supreme Court July 1, 2019 in Washington, D.C. The committee has been organizing the "Starvin' for Justice: Fast and Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty" protest for 26 years.
"We haven't had a federal execution in 17 years: There is absolutely no reason for the government to rush forward with such a reckless and dangerous plan."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
President Donald Trump makes a statement with Attorney General William Barr in the Rose Garden of the White House on July 11, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
"It built a secret supply chain for the lethal drugs so that participating...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A billboard calls out Sens. Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, both Republicans from Kentucky, for blocking $16 billion in food aid Americans, including nearly $133 for Kentuckians.
"Let's be clear: this delay in food aid may lead to even more Americans...