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Killing as Many as They Can, as Long as They Can

by William Trollinger Brandon Bernard, who is scheduled for execution today, December 10, 2020. Photo via The New Yorker. Just when you imagine that the Trump Administration could not get any crueler, it does, even as it is heading out the door. After a seventeen-year...

“Pro-Life” Christian Right Loves the Death Penalty

by William Trollinger “san marco florence 320” by Walwyn is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0  Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Dallas, is a big fan of the death penalty.  As he told Fox and Friends (where he is a regular contributor),  Let’s admit the...