Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

Death Watch

Magazine article National Catholic Reporter

Death Watch

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NCR last reported the names of the people executed in the United States in early June. Since then, 22 more people have been put to death. Since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976, 932 people have been executed.

John Blackwelder, 49, was executed in Florida Hay 26; James Neil Tucker, 47, was executed in South Carolina May 28: William Zuern, 45, was executed in Ohio June 8; Robert Bryan, 63, was executed in Oklahoma June 8; Steven Oken, 42, was executed in Maryland June 17; David Ray Harris, 43, was executed in Texas June 30; Robert Karl Hicks, 47, was executed in Georgia July 1; Stephen Vrabel, 47, was executed in Ohio July 14; Eddie Albert Crawford, 57, was executed in Georgia July 19; Scott blink, 40, was executed in Ohio July 20; Mark Bailey, 34, was executed in Virginia July 22.

James Hubbard, 74, was executed in Alabama Aug. 5; Terry Jess Dennis, 56, was executed in Nevada Aug. …

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