Death Penalty

Joe Biden’s Death Knell for the Death Penalty

President-elect's promised end to executions a win for liberal billionaires

President-Elect Biden Delivers Statement After Electoral College Vote CertificationMichael Dukakis sank his 1988 campaign for the White House with a single question at the second presidential debate: If his wife were raped and murdered, would he support executing her killer? The Democratic nominee's jumbled answer, defending opposition even to that death, is considered one of the factors that led to George H.W. Bush's eventual landslide victory that November.

Biden Won’t Say If He’ll Execute Boston Bomber

2020 Democrat has promised to abolish death penalty

Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Makes Economic Address In Wilmington, DelawareDemocratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has been silent on the news that Boston Marathon bombing perpetrator Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will need a new trial in order to be executed—a trial Biden's Justice Department would prosecute, if he is elected.

Obama-Appointed Judge Blocks Federal Execution

Order is third time judge has stalled Trump admin. effort to resume death penalty

D.C. District Court judge Tanya S. Chutkan on Wednesday halted the scheduled execution of a federal death row inmate, marking another instance of the Obama appointee stalling the Department of Justice's efforts to restart federal executions.