A video provided to Newsweek shows Danielle Allen's encounter with Gina Bradford, whose job involves comforting those who have lost loved ones in executions, at Grace Baptist Church in Hunstville, Texas.
Wesley Purkey has schizophrenia, brain damage, bipolar disorder, Alzheimer's and dementia. The Constitution requires the prisoner to understand why he is being executed. He clearly doesn't meet that test.
The Kingdom garnered praise for announcing the decree—but it was never published, and it's unclear whether or not it even applies to the thirteen currently on death row for offenses allegedly committed when they were children.
Daniel Lee, convicted for murdering our loved ones, is scheduled to be executed on December 9th. Attorney General William Bar said he's resuming federal executions for the victims and their families. He's wrong.
By Earlene Peterson, Kimma Gurel and Monica Veillette On 12/5/19 at 1:00 PM EST