Tag Archives: death penalty

Murder on the Space Coast

A Who’s Who…* Juan Ramos (photo) – A Cuban refugee who arrived in Florida during the Mariel boatlift, Ramos was living in Cocoa when he was arrested and convicted of murder. He was sent to death row when he was … Continue reading

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The Racist Basis of the 10-2 Jury Vote to Execute

This idea originated in Louisiana where they established a 9-3 vote to execute. Given the universally accepted truth that black men were disproportionately executed, there is an understandably strong sentiment in the African American Community that opposes the death penalty. … Continue reading

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State Execution Facts

From the DPIC (Death Penalty Information Center): Facts about the Death Penalty.  Statistics, charts and graphs regarding how the death penalty is applied in each state (as of Dec. 09, 2015). You may also download the PDF (500KB) “Death Penalty … Continue reading

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