Capital punishment still fulfills its function

Bowing to intense political pressure, Kevin Stitt of Oklahoma, Republican governor of one of the country’s redder states, on Thursday commuted the death sentence for convicted murderer Julius Jones. Governor Stitt’s switching of Mr Jones, who was convicted of first degree carjacking murder in one of the most pro-death penalty …

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Region leaders gather in Wheeling to support free voting law

Posted: November 20, 2021 / 12:15 p.m. EST / Update: November 20, 2021 / 12:15 p.m. EST WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – A group of state and local leaders and citizens gathered in Wheeling on Friday to urge federal officials to pass the free vote law. Participants spoke from the Wheeling …

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Peter Singer wins the “Nobel Prize for Philosophy”

Despite its importance, philosophy is generally not seen as a lucrative profession. May be the Berggruen Prize will change that. This is US $ 1 million given annually to a thinker “whose ideas have profoundly shaped the understanding of oneself and the advancement of man in a rapidly changing world.” …

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Foundation season 1 ends with dozens of space dramas [Apple TV+ recap]

The first season of the epic Apple TV + Space Opera Foundation ends this week with one last dramatic episode. Terminus has a great, brilliant weapon to use against the Empire, which is renewed in its belief that all rebellion must be dealt with. Between the hammer and the anvil …

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Oklahoma death penalty supporters fear end of executions

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 | 4:18 p.m. Updated 9 minutes ago OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – After a six-year moratorium on the death penalty following a spate of botched lethal injections, Oklahoma officials announced in August that they would seek execution dates for seven men condemned. The following month, …

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Majority Strongly Opposes Recent Special Session COVID Bills – Tennessee Lookout

The recent Tennessee General Assembly Special Session on COVID-19, which dramatically reduced the state’s response to COVID-19 on everything from masks to vaccines, was met with a big backlash in a Power Poll statewide. More than two-thirds of Power Poll voting members in Knoxville, Memphis, Chattanooga and Nashville, as well …

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Could research on human embryos aged 16-19 days provide insight into the ban on research on human embryos after 14 days?

This is an important document, not only for the reasons given in the discussion, but because of its potential (which the authors do not discuss) to help shape future regulations on the use of human embryos. and simbryos (the class of self-constructed stem cell structures used or proposed as models …

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Pet Connection: CANINE CANCER UPDATE | Lifestyles

When my dog ​​Harper, a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel, was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsils last year, I was stunned. I had never even heard of tonsil cancer, but it is one of the many types of cancer that can affect dogs of any breed or mix. …

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Keeping the death penalty at its lowest for five decades

WASHINGTON, DC – Americans’ views on the death penalty have remained relatively stable in recent years following a decline in 2017. The current 54% of American adults who say they support the death penalty for convicted murderers are essentially unchanged from past readings. four years and remains below any other …

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How infrastructure funds will expand broadband internet access

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act promulgated by President Joe Biden on November 15 has been hailed by the White House and advocated as a landmark investment to improve Internet access in America. As a researcher who studies internet politics and digital inequality, I think the act should be celebrated …

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