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31 May 2008

America Executes the Mentally Retarded

As a Human Rights Activist I'm sorry I can't let this go - WTF is wrong with our judicial system - What is wrong with the lawmakers the government - What is wrong with us?

"We just executed a man with the IQ of an 11-year-old child," Virginia defense attorney Timothy M. Richardson announced to reporters after the death of his client at the Greensville Correctional Center in Jarratt, Va. At 10 p.m. on May 27, state executioners killed 31-year old Kevin Green, who confessed to the murder of a convenience store owner during a robbery in 1998. Green was sent to death row and kept there for 10 years, despite having an IQ of 65, which qualified him as mentally retarded.
keep reading America's Cruel and Unusual Culture. Why do we Execute The Mentally Handicapped?

1 comment:

Cally said...

Cruel and usual punishment here in America.