National Issues

National Issues

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The Death Penalty: “Arbitrary, Capricious and Cruel”

By Nan Aron [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bN9tKD_T-MY&w=400&h=295] Every year, for more than two decades, Alliance for Justice has produced a short documentary on a major social justice issue. The films are seen by thousands of people every year. We’ve done hundreds of interviews with people in
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90 Million Strong Top News Clips: 12/18/14

Outrage of the Century – Judge throws out teen’s murder conviction 70 years after his execution When George Stinney Jr. was executed for the killings of two white girls in 1944, he was so small that the straps of South Carolina’s electric chair didn’t fit him properly , and he had to sit on a […]
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New coalition forms to push for end to capital punishment

With the country’s final executions of 2014 are scheduled to take place in Georgia, Missouri and Texas this week, a new coalition has launched a campaign to push for an end to capital punishment. The goal — to mobilize the 90 million Americans who support ending capital punishment — was announced early on Dec. 9
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