Supreme Court Overturns Stay of Federal Execution

 Eighth federal execution to be carried out this year.

A judge had ordered a stay on the execution of Orlando Hall, expressing concerns over the humaneness of the drug that would be used. The Supreme Court overturned the stay, and Hall was put to death for the abduction and killing of a 16-year-old girl in 1994. The family of the victim is relieved that the case is over and closed.

Before 2020, the federal government executed three people in the past 56 years. As of Friday, the president’s administration has followed through on eight death sentences this year.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the Supreme Court as they do their best to honor both the Constitution and human life.
  • For the Federal Bureau of Prisons as they oversee the meting out of federal justice.
  • That the Lord would guide the Justice Department as the federal government upholds the law and the sentencing of the courts.

Sources: AP, NPR


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