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    Pakistan: Religious Intolerance Mounts with Christian Home Burnings

    More than 3,000 Muslims stormed a Christian enclave in the city of Lahore, Pakistan, and proceeded to burn down an estimated 100 to 160 homes, marking a peak in violence toward religious groups. The Muslim group was looking for a 28-year-old Christian man who is accused of blaspheming the Islamic … More

    Troy Davis’s Claims of Innocence: "Smoke and Mirrors"

    Troy Davis, convicted cop killer, was executed last week by the State of Georgia for the 1989 slaying of Officer Mark MacPhail.  Anti-death penalty activists held Davis out as an innocent man, and repeatedly claimed that seven of the nine witnesses to the cold-blooded murder have since recanted their damning … More

    EU Foreign Policy Chief Lectures America on 'Human Rights'

    A couple of weeks back I wrote a post revealing that the EU has been giving millions of euros to anti-death penalty groups in the United States. As The Wall Street Journal subsequently commented in an editorial on my Telegraph piece: European countries may need bailing out, but you’ll be pleased to … More

    European Union Gives Millions to Anti-Death Penalty Groups in America

    Why on earth are British taxpayers being forced to fund European Union lobbying for policy campaigns in the United States? Furthermore, why is the EU directly interfering in domestic political debates in America, and so far without Congressional oversight? As the research detailed below demonstrates, the EU’s European Instrument for … More

    NOW: Live POLITICO Webchat on Jobs, Economy & the Death Tax

    Heritage expert Alison Fraser on jobs

    Morning Bell: Adult Time for Adult Crimes

    This fall the Supreme Court will hear two cases from Florida challenging a state’s ability to sentence violent juvenile offenders to life without the possibility of parole. Long unquestioned, life without parole for the very worst juvenile offenders only recently came under fire after Justice Anthony M. Kennedy reasoned in … More

    An Odd Argument on the Death Penalty

    Jon Yorke, a British law lecturer who has written widely on the U.S. death penalty, argues that the law’s focus on the actual act’s pain (Baze v. Rees, presently pending in the Supreme Court, asks how courts should consider the risk of pain during execution) may be misplaced: While hypoxia … More