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Trump's barbarism isn't just on display at the Capitol, he's also on a death penalty killing spree.

Anti-death-penalty activist Glenda Breeden holds a lamp while protesting against the execution of Lisa Montgomery on January 12, 2021. Jeremy Hogan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Trump's incitement of a deadly insurrection of the Capitol projected a shameful image of American barbarism to the rest of the world, but Trump's capital punishment killing spree is every bit as barbaric. Over the past seven months, more than one-fourth of all the federal executions of the past century w...
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Lisa Montgomery’s Final Hours Before The Trump Administration Executed Her

Montgomery's lawyers told HuffPost that she was out of touch with reality before she was killed by lethal injection.
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Wednesday round-up

After staying up late to resolve a flurry of last-minute litigation concerning the execution of Lisa Montgomery, the justices will hear their third and final oral argument of the week at 10 a.m. in AMG Capital Management v. Federal Trade Commission, a case about the FTC’s authority to seek monetary relief when suing companies for unfair or deceptive trade practices. Our preview of the case is here. Here’s a round-up of Supreme Court-related news and commentary from around the web: Supreme Co...
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Lisa Montgomery executed; first woman in federal death chamber since 1953

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A Kansas woman was executed Wednesday for strangling a pregnant acquaintance and cutting the baby from her womb, the first time in nearly seven decades that the U.S. government has put to death a female inmate. Lisa Montgomery. (Attorneys for Lisa Montgomery via AP) Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1:31 a.m. after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner executed at the facility since Jul...
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Trump administration condemned over Lisa Montgomery execution

Administration accused of ‘unnecessary and vicious use of authoritarian power’ A lawyer has accused the Trump administration of the “unnecessary and vicious use of authoritarian power” after a woman on death row was executed early on Wednesday, the first federal execution of a woman in almost seven decades.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am on Wednesday morning after receiving a lethal injection. She died at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, after the US supreme...
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After SCOTUS reverses stays by 6-3 votes, US complete early morning execution of only woman on federal death row

As reported here via SCOTUSblog, the "Supreme Court on Tuesday night cleared the way for the execution of Lisa Montgomery, the first woman to be executed by the federal government in 68 years.  Montgomery was convicted in 2008 of strangling Bobbie Jo Stinnett, a Missouri woman who was eight months pregnant, and extracting the premature baby to pass off as her own child." Here is more: In a series of brief, unsigned orders, the Supreme Court reversed a pair of rulings from federal appeals courts...
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Lisa Montgomery becomes first woman executed by feds in 67 years

Lisa Montgomery, who has a history of brain damage and being beaten, raped and trafficked, was put to death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lisa Montgomery: US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her deathA Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner to receive a lethal injection there since July when Donald Trump, an ardent supporter of ca...
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Lisa Montgomery: Looking for answers in the life of a killer

Lisa Montgomery's lawyers argued she was a mentally ill victim of abuse who deserved mercy, but her victim's community said otherwise.
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Lisa Montgomery: US executes only woman on federal death row

Lisa Montgomery, who killed a pregnant woman and took her baby, died by lethal injection in Indiana.
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Federal government executes the first woman in nearly 70 years

The Supreme Court early Wednesday denied a last-ditch effort by defense attorneys who were arguing that Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, should have been given a competency hearing to prove her severe mental illness, which would have made her ineligible for the death penalty.
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'Womb raider' Lisa Montgomery is first woman executed in US since 1953

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A Kansas woman was executed Tuesday for strangling an expectant mother in Missouri and cutting the baby from her...
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US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her deathA Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate.Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal injection at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. She was the 11th prisoner to receive a lethal injection there since July when Donald Trump, an ardent supporter of ca...
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U.S. Executes Lisa Montgomery for 2004 Murder

She was the first woman to be put to death by the federal government since 1953 and had been the only woman on federal death row.
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Trump Administration Executes Only Woman On Federal Death Row

The government killed Lisa Montgomery despite objections that her mental state rendered her incompetent for execution.
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Reversing several lower courts, justices allow execution of Lisa Montgomery

The Supreme Court on Tuesday night cleared the way for the execution of Lisa Montgomery, the first woman to be executed by the federal government in 68 years. Montgomery was convicted in 2008 of strangling Bobbie Jo Stinnett, a Missouri woman who was eight months pregnant, and extracting the premature baby to pass off as her own child. In a series of brief, unsigned orders, the Supreme Court reversed a pair of rulings from federal appeals courts that had put Montgomery’s execution on hold, and i...
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US Supreme Court denies Lisa Montgomery’s stays, clearing way for execution

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Supreme Court has denied multiple attempts to delay the execution for Lisa Montgomery, clearing the way for...
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Supreme Court rejects Lisa Montgomery's final stay, clearing way for first federal execution of a woman in nearly 70 years

Montgomery had been set to be the first woman executed by the federal government in nearly 70 years at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Terre Haute, Ind.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lisa Montgomery's federal execution delayed amid back-and-forth legal challenges, Supreme Court ruling

A judge has granted a stay in the execution of Lisa Montgomery, who had faced death Tuesday at the Federal Correctional Complex in Indiana.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Supreme Court rules 'Womb raider' Lisa Montgomery be put to death

The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday night ruled “womb raider” Lisa Montgomery be put to death, a day after a federal judge in Indiana put a...
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Trump Is About to Let This 'Mentally Ill' Woman Be Killed. In a Few Days, Biden Would Have Likely Spared Her

Lisa Montgomery’s allies tried to convince the White House that Trump should grant her clemency. But sources say it wasn’t even clear if...
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Lisa Montgomery's stay of execution vacated, will be first US government execution of a female inmate in 67 years

A judge has granted a stay in the execution of Lisa Montgomery, who had faced death Tuesday at the Federal Correctional Complex in Indiana.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Lisa Montgomery execution uncertain as appeals move forward

Lisa Montgomery's life hangs in the balance in the face of fast-moving appeals.
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Judge halts execution of Lisa Montgomery, only woman on federal death row

Montgomery, 52, was convicted in a 2004 murder-kidnap scheme. Her lawyers argue that she has severe mental illnesses that should...
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A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for the only woman on federal death row pending a competency hearing

A federal judge granted Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, a stay of execution pending a competency hearing -- just hours before she was scheduled to die.
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Lisa Montgomery: US judge grants another stay of execution

First federal execution of woman in 67 years halted as judge cites need to determine her mental competenceA judge has granted another stay in what was slated to be the US government’s first execution of a female inmate in nearly seven decades.Judge Patrick Hanlon granted the stay late on Monday, citing the need to determine Lisa Montgomery’s mental competence, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. Continue reading...
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Lisa Montgomery: Judge halts execution of only woman on US death row

The judge orders a mental competency hearing to be held - just hours before the scheduled execution.
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First US execution of female inmate in 67 years halted

Lisa Montgomery had faced execution Tuesday at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana,
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A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for the only woman on federal death row pending a competence hearing

A federal judge granted Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, a stay of execution pending a competency hearing -- just hours before she was scheduled to die.
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Judge Blocks Execution Of Only Woman On Federal Death Row

The execution of convicted murder Lisa Montgomery was blocked on Monday on mental health grounds.
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