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No Second Chances: What to Do After a Botched Execution

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Ohio tried and failed to execute Alva Campbell. The state shouldn't get a second chance.
The pathos and problems of America's death penalty were vividly on display yesterday when Ohio tried and failed to execute Alva Campbell. Immediately after its failure Gov. John Kasich set June 5, 2019, as a new execution date.
This plan for a second execution reveals a glaring inadequacy in the legal standards governing botched executions in the United States.
Campbell was tried and sentenced to die for murdering 18-year-old Charles Dials during a carjacking in 1997. After Campbell exhausted his legal appeals, he was denied clemency by the state parole board and the governor.
By the time the state got around to executing Campbell, he was far from the dangerous criminal of 20 years ago. As is the case with many of America's death-row inmates, the passage of time had inflicted its own punishments.
The inmate Ohio strapped onto the gurney was a 69-year-old man afflicted with serious ailm…

ISIS executes 4 men, including 2 of its own members, for the 'crime' of gay sex

A gay man is thrown off a building top by ISIS militants, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016
A gay man is thrown off a building top by ISIS militants, Iraq, Aug. 20, 2016
Extreme violent images emerge of ISIS killing two of its members for homosexuality

Islamic extremists have murdered four men, including two of its own members, on charges of homosexuality and sodomy.

Photos of the four blindfolded men being held by their ankles and then thrown from the roof of a former insurance company building, have been exposed to the public.

The execution was carried out in dour al-Toub area in the central city of Mosul, Iraq on 20 August.

ISIS then transferred the bodies, after they had been finished off by stoning, to a hole west of Mosul.

‘Even though the National Insurance building is destroyed, yet the terror outfit is using it for carrying out executions,’ the source told Iraq News.

Ever since ISIS have come to power in Iraq and parts of Syria, researchers have said many men have been forced to join the group and fight or face being executed themselves.

These killings just add to the dozens of gay men under the depraved ISIS regime.

ISIS have described gay people as the ‘worst of creatures’.


Mosul Iraq, August 20, 2016


Source: Gay Star News, August 23, 2016

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