The Need to Save Reed!

Kenneth and his daughter
By: Kenneth Foster, Jr.
Friday, January 30, 2015

Kenneth Foster was 20 years old when he was sentenced to death in 1996,  under Texas’ controversial Law of Parties.  Here he shares a beautiful statement of support for Rodney Reed that is a call to action. Kenneth, his family, and an international group of supporters campaigned successfully to stop his execution in August of 2007.

The Humane Death Penalty Charade

Charles Warner, left; Richard Glossip, right Credit Oklahoma Department of Corrections
By: NYT Editorial Board
New York Times
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

When the United States at last abandons the abhorrent practice of capital punishment, the early years of the 21st century will stand out as a peculiar period during which otherwise reasonable people hotly debated how to kill other people while inflicting the least amount of constitutionally acceptable pain.

Texs Denies DNA Testing in Death Row Case of Rodney Reed

Credit: Jan Janner/American-Statesman
By: Jordan Smith
The Intercept
Wednesday, November 26, 2014

A Texas judge on Tuesday ruled that no additional DNA testing is warranted in the case of condemned inmate Rodney Reed, sentenced to die for the 1996 murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites.

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