Posts Tagged:Intellectual Disability

Oklahoma death row inmate Richard Glossip challenges conviction again as execution looms

Death row inmate Richard Glossip is scared, his attorney said Friday. The inmate filed a new challenge Friday morning to his conviction, coincidentally just hours after his execution was set for Sept. 22. He claimed again he is “factually innocent”. He also claimed prosecutors intentionally destroyed evidence, his trial attorneys were ineffective and he is ineligible for…Read More

Catholic bishops lament death penalty as executions resume in 2022

After Alabama carried out the second execution of the year on Thursday, Jan. 27, the archbishop of Mobile vowed that he and the state’s other prelates will continue to speak out against capital punishment. Matthew Reeves, 44, was executed by lethal injection at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Alabama, at 10:24 p.m.…Read More