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Opinion: President Biden Must End the Federal Death Penalty

Those were the words of Carlos DeLuna, a young Latino man who Texas executed in 1989. At trial, DeLuna said that another man—Carlos Hernandez—murdered Wanda Lopez, a single mother stabbed to death while working at a convenience store in Corpus Christi. The prosecution told the jury that Carlos Hernandez was a “phantom” DeLuna made up.…Read More