04 Sep '11, 2am

As we turned our invisible head to #Texas lately, this makes us angry as well: | Racial hatred...anyone? #TTT #Antisec

As we turned our invisible head to #Texas lately, this makes us angry as well: | Racial hatred...anyone? #TTT #Antisec

Sadly, executions in Texas are no rare occurrence. Rick Perry, the current Republican governor and presidential hopeful, has presided over more executions than any governor in the modern history of execution . One impending execution, though, is making headlines, because the man set to be executed may have been sentenced to die explicitly because he is a black man. No one doubts that Duane Edward Buck killed his ex-girlfriend and her friend in July of 1995; there is no reasonable doubt that he is a murderer. After his guilt was determined, though, the prosecution called a psychology “expert” during the sentencing phase who testified that because Buck is black he is more prone to violence — and should therefore be executed. The jury then sentenced him to death. It doesn’t take a constitutional scholar to see the problem – obviously any “evidence” like this should have been ...

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