Death Penalty Is Arbitrary

The arbitrariness of the death penalty is one of its worst attributes. If the government is going to carry out capital punishment on its citizens, it should at least be consistent about it. Death sentences are influenced by geography, race, gender, wealth, and mental...

Widow: I don’t want to see him executed

Over two years ago, Mrs. Norwood stated, in writing, that she did not want Terry Williams to be executed for her husband’s murder.  Today, she reasserted her position. But the District Attorney and some House Representatives deliberately ignored her wishes and...

Upcoming Events

Joe D’Ambrosio: Death Row Story Thursday, March 19, 2015 – 7:00pm Taylor Little Theatre, Main Drive, Erie, PA 16504, USA Mercyhurst University Meryhurst University is bringing Joe D’Ambrosio, who was convicted of murder and on death row for 21 years before...

PA Supreme Court leaves reprieve in place

Just a few minutes ago, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its ruling in the Terry Williams reprieve challenge filed by the Philly DA’s office. The court left the reprieve in place and ordered additional briefing on the matter.  In doing so, the justices have...