Ohio’s execution backlog is growing, with 25 scheduled to be put to death and 115 others sitting on death row. Meanwhile, Gov. Mike DeWine has granted 11 stays of execution since he took office just over a year ago as the state has struggled to find a humane, practical way to kill its condemned. Read […]
COLUMBUS — Former Gov. Bob Taft, former Attorney General Jim Petro, and current state Rep. Craig Riedel (R., Defiance) are among nearly three dozen “conservatives” who’ve signed on to support repeal of Ohio’s death penalty. Read more here.
COLUMBUS, Ohio—As Ohio’s years-long struggle to obtain execution drugs continues with no end in sight, there’s a new effort underway to completely abolish capital punishment in the state – this time, with increasing involvement by conservatives. Read more here.