No Death Penalty Moratorium in the U.S.

Despite increasing Church opposition to the death penalty and UN calls for a global moratorium on its use, a wave of executions has been scheduled in the U.S. in the wake of the Supreme Court’s approval of a widely used lethal injection method of execution. Read...

New Jersey Abolishes the Death Penalty

New Jersey has just become “the first [state] in a generation to abolish capital punishment.” In signing the law into effect, Governor Corzine expressed the hope that New Jersey can serve as a model for other states. Read the story.