Prisons

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Bloomington, Indiana anti-death-penalty activist Glenda Breeden holds a lamp on Jan. 12, 2021 while protesting against the then-pending execution of Lisa Montgomery, and two others, at Terre Haute Federal Prison this week. Montgomery was to be put to death on Wednesday. President Donald Trump's administration has sped up the execution of prisoners on death row during the last months of his presidency. (Photo: Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"There is no time to lose with thousands of individuals on state death rows across the country and several executions scheduled at state level in 2021."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
 Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush speaks during her election-night watch party on November 3, 2020 at campaign headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo: Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)
Rep. Cori Bush, the amendment's author, noted that "97 Democrats stood up for...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Marijuana legalization advocates and members of community groups attend a rally against marijuana arrests in front of One Police Plaza on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
"We are urging the administration to abandon criminalization as a means to...