News Update 4.09.07

April 9, 2007

North Carolina

Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, will be speaking at St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh on April 22nd at 7:00 PM. After the lecture, the Sister’s books will be available for purchase and autographs. (11401 Leesville Road/(919) 847-8205 ex. 270)

Elsewhere

In Kentucky, Marco Allen Chapman pled guilty to murder. Now he’s begging the judge to go ahead and kill him.

In Tennessee, State rushes to get lethal injection protocol in order in time to kill Phillip Workman.

In Texas, President Bush tells court to give Jose Ernesto Medellin a new hearing, Texas Court of Appeals tells President to mind his own business.

A look at capital punishment in Japan, the only other fully industrialized nation that still kills its citizens.


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