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“That which is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the entire Torah; the rest is commentary…: Rabbi Hillel, Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 31a Israel’s continuous support for Donald J. Trump represents a grim irony of Jewish history. Even before the latest revelations concerning this former president’s anti-Semitic outbursts (that is, his [...]

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The US Supreme Court Thurday ruled 5-4 that Alabama may carry out the death sentence of inmate Alan Miller through lethal injection rather than Miller’s requested method of nitrogen hypoxia. The Supreme Court lifted a lower court order that would have required Alabama to use nitrogen hypoxia instead of the lethal injection. Justices Sonia Sotomayor, [...]

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The US Supreme Court Wednesday refused to postpone the execution of an Arizona man. Frank Atwood received a death sentence in Arizona after he murdered an 8-year-old girl in 1984. In the released order, the court denied Atwood’s request to postpone his execution. Atwood was convicted for the murder of 8-year-old Vicki Lynne Hoskinson in [...]

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A Missouri man was executed Tuesday after the US Supreme Court denied his stay of execution in a two sentence order on Monday. Carman Deck asked the court to determine whether his constitutional rights were violated because there was a delay between his conviction and his final sentencing. Deck argued that the delay prevented him [...]

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The South Carolina Supreme Court Wednesday blocked the state from committing its first firing squad execution. Through the temporary stay, the planned execution of Richard Bernard Moore scheduled for April 29 has been put on hold. Moore was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1999 murder of a convenience store clerk, James Mahoney. The [...]

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