Sponsored link Topics covered in this section are: Introduction: o Selected quotations. Overview Facts about the death penalty: o Part 1: Death penalty data; o Part 2: Methods. Grounds for execution. Trends in the U.S. o Part 3: Racial bias, o Part 4: Executing the mentally ill. International abolition drives. o Part 5: Executing child criminals: Overview, Countries that execute; the Bible; Opposition. o Part 6: Executing child criminals (Cont'd): Status, Court decisions, Opinion polls. o Executing innocent people o World and U.S. maps showing status of death penalty; countries that have abandoned the death penalty o Executing Saddam Hussein o A brief descriptions of execution methods. Problems with execution by lethal injection o Does execution by lethal injection violate the U.S. Constitution? Status and developments of the death penalty in the U.S. o U.S. execution data for the year 2002 o Abolition of the death penalty by New Jersey, 2007-DEC: Part 1 Part 2
Widening the range of the death penalty beyond murder: o Quotes , existing grounds, child molestation and rape o Motivation; executing innocent adults; Louisiana case before the Supreme Court Arguments for and against the death penalty o Reasons people give for and against the death penalty o Opposing views on the death penalty. Invalid biblical analysis techniques o Does the death penalty act as a deterrent to homicide? o Public support for, opposition to, and alternatives to the death penalty. State moratoriums o A public debate on the death penalty. Further moral and ethical considerations Religious factors: o What the Bible says about the death penalty T he first recorded murder. The rest of the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) Specific capital crimes in the Hebrew Scriptures More capital crimes in the Hebrew Scriptures Specific capital crimes in the Christian Scriptures (New Testament) o Policies by various religious groups: The early Christian movement Policies of present-day faith groups
Alternatives to the death penalty; church statements; polling data: o Part 1: 1989 to 1997 . o Part 2: 1997 to 2010 . Extraditing accused murderers to the U.S. Current news items : Links on the death penalty to IPS news and the Death Penalty Information Center . Past developments: o 1997, 1998, 1999 , o 2000 , 2001 , 2002 , o 2003 , 2004 , 2005 , o 2006 , 2007 , 2008 , o 2009 to early 2012 Late 2012 to the end of 2013 o 2014 o 2015 in the U.S. and rest of the world: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 o 2016: Part 1 Part 2 o 2017: Arkansas plans a mass execution of eight inmates on death row: Part 1 Part 2 Death penalty websites, essays, and books , promoting different viewpoints Sponsored link: You can safely buy the following books about the death penalty from Amazon.com's online bookstore An innovative T-shirt: As of 2015-MAY, Amnesty International sells a remarkable unisex T-shirt that shows the U.S.
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